Muhstik botnet

Pierluigi Paganini March 28, 2022
Muhstik Botnet Targeting Redis Servers Using Recently Disclosed Vulnerability

The Muhstik botnet has been observed targeting Redis servers exploiting the recently disclosed CVE-2022-0543 vulnerability. Muhstik is a botnet that is known to use web application exploits to compromise IoT devices, it has been around for at least 2018. Botnet operators monetize their efforts via XMRig combined with DDoS-for-hire services.  The botnet leverages IRC servers for command-and-control (C2) communications, […]