Pierluigi Paganini September 19, 2018
Dissecting the first Gafgyt bot implementing the “VanillaUPX technique”

Experts at the CSE Cybsec Z-Lab have found a Gafgyt variant implementing the VanillaUPX technique recently presented in a cybersecurity conference A new variant of the Gafgyt botnet is spreading in the last hours and experts of the CSE Cybsec Z-Lab have found it with the support of the Italian cyber security experts @Odisseus and GranetMan. The new […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 10, 2018
Mirai and Gafgyt target Apache Struts and SonicWall to hit enterprises

Security experts with Unit 42 at Palo Alto Networks have discovered new variants of the Mirai and Gafgyt IoT malware targeting enterprises. Both botnets appear very interesting for two main reasons: The new Mirai variant targets the same Apache Struts vulnerability exploited in the 2017 Equifax data breach. The vulnerability affects the Jakarta Multipart parser upload […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 23, 2018
Experts warn of new campaigns leveraging Mirai and Gafgyt variants

Security experts are warning of an intensification of attacks powered by two notorious IoT botnets, Mirai and Gafgyt. Security experts are warning of a new wave of attacks powered by two botnets, Mirai and Gafgyt. Since the code of the infamous Mirai botnet was leaked online many variants emerged in the threat landscape. Satori, Masuta, Wicked Mirai, JenX, […]