New Mirai-Inspired Botnet Could Be Using Your KGUARD DVRs in Cyber Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers on Thursday revealed details about a new Mirai-inspired botnet called “mirai_ptea” that leverages an undisclosed vulnerability in digital video recorders (DVR) provided by KGUARD to propagate and carry out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Chinese security firm Netlab 360 pinned the first probe against the flaw on March 23, 2021, before it detected active…

New Mirai-Inspired Botnet Could Be Using Your KGUARD DVRs in Cyber Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers on Thursday revealed details about a new Mirai-inspired botnet called “mirai_ptea” that leverages an undisclosed vulnerability in digital video recorders (DVR) provided by KGUARD to propagate and carry out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Chinese security firm Netlab 360 pinned the first probe against the flaw on March 23, 2021, before it detected active…

NSA, FBI Reveal Hacking Methods Used by Russian Military Hackers

An ongoing brute-force attack campaign targeting enterprise cloud environments has been spearheaded by the Russian military intelligence since mid-2019, according to a joint advisory published by intelligence agencies in the U.K. and U.S. The National Security Agency (NSA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the U.K.’s National Cyber Security…