New Go-based Zerobot Botnet Exploiting Dozen of IoT Vulnerabilities to Expand its Network

Dec 07, 2022Ravie LakshmananInternet of Things / Botnet A novel Go-based botnet called Zerobot has been observed in the wild proliferating by taking advantage of nearly two dozen security vulnerabilities in the internet of things (IoT) devices and other software. The botnet “contains several modules, including self-replication, attacks for different protocols, and self-propagation,” Fortinet FortiGuard…

Chinese Hackers Target Middle East Telecoms in Latest Cyber Attacks

Dec 06, 2022Ravie LakshmananAdvanced Persistent Threat A malicious campaign targeting the Middle East is likely linked to BackdoorDiplomacy, an advanced persistent threat (APT) group with ties to China. The espionage activity, directed against a telecom company in the region, is said to have commenced on August 19, 2021 through the successful exploitation of ProxyShell flaws…