Posts tagged IoT

BrickerBot is a type of malware that targets Linux-based IoT devices that run the BusyBox toolkit, especially Ubiquiti network devices. It conducts a brute force attack against open and exposed Telnet ports by using a list of known default credentials.

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The Mirai Botnet is named after the Mirai Trojan, the malware that was used in its creation. Mirai was discovered by MalwareMustDie!, a white-hat security research group, in August 2016. After obtaining samples of the Mirai Trojan, they determined that it had evolved from a previously-created Trojan, known as Gafgyt, Lizkebab, Bashlite, Bash0day, Bashdoor, and Torlus.

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