A New Golang-based Peer-To-Peer Botnet Targeting Linux Servers

A new Golang-based peer-to-peer (P2P) botnet has been spotted actively targeting Linux servers in the education sector since its emergence in March 2022. Dubbed Panchan by Akamai Security Research, the malware “utilizes its built-in concurrency features to maximize spreadability and execute malware modules” and “harvests SSH keys to perform lateral movement.” The feature-packed botnet, which…

This could be a game changer for how we buy electric cars — and I’m all for it

Electric cars are growing in popularity, especially considering current gas prices, but that doesn’t change the fact they are generally more expensive purchases. That’s where the federal EV tax credit comes in, allowing buyers to offset up to $7,500 off the listing price of a plug-in vehicle — EVs included. Unfortunately, some automakers can end…