Security firm Verint analyzed the top 20 vulnerabilities to patch now that are under active attack and exploited by cyber attack groups worldwide. The report is aimed at assisting security teams in prioritizing and enhancing their organization’s patch management efforts.
Attackers are using a variant of the infamous Mirai IoT botnet dubbed “Miori” to exploit a Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in ThinkPHP, a free open-source PHP framework.
A hacker built an IoT botnet of 18,000 Huwei-based devices in just one day.
As Checkpoint researchers discovered earlier this week, a variant of Mirai malware dubbed Satori was used to attack hundreds of thousands of Huawei home routers in the past several weeks. Now the Satori exploit code used in the attack is now public, Threatpost reports. Researchers further warn that the malicious code could quickly be used to launch common DDoS attacks …