Tsunami botnet

Pierluigi Paganini June 20, 2023
New Tsunami botnet targets Linux SSH servers

Researchers warn of an ongoing Tsunami DDoS botnet campaign targeting inadequately protected Linux SSH servers. Researchers from AhnLab Security Emergency response Center (ASEC) have uncovered an ongoing hacking campaign, aimed at poorly protected Linux SSH servers, to install the Tsunami DDoS botnet (aka Kaiten). The threat actors behind these attacks were also observed installing other […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 19, 2017
Networked Printers are Some of the Oldest IoT Devices, and over 1,000 Lexmark Printers Are Vulnerable Today

Experts at NewSky Security scanned the Internet and discovered that “out of 1,475 unique IPs, 1,123 Lexmark printers had no security.” We think of Internet of Things (IoT) as all the “new” devices added to networks like webcams, Internet-connected toys, smarthome devices, etc. But we have been connecting unattended things to networks for a very long […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 07, 2017
IoT Amnesia Botnet puts at risk hundreds of thousands of DVRs due to unpatched flaw

Security experts at Palo Alto Networks have discovered a new Linux/IoT botnet dubbed Amnesia botnet that has been targeting digital video recorders (DVRs). Amnesia exploited an unpatched remote code execution vulnerability that was disclosed more than one year ago by security researcher Rotem Kerner. “fraudsters are adopting new tactics in order to attack retailers. This new […]