The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published a new advisory warning businesses of the risks using tech and data services linked to the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
A new Mirai botnet variant has evolved to exploit 13 different vulnerabilities found on routers, surveillance products and other internet of things (IoT) devices.
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.
Trend Micro recently gathered and published new vulnerability scan data on Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as home routers and Wi-Fi devices that could be vulnerable to malware threats such as VPNFilter.
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 …