In late January, a new botnet campaign was discovered targeting unpatched software running on Linux devices with recent code execution CVEs. Once a device is compromised, the bot downloads and executes a malicious Python script that joins the compromised device to the botnet. The botnet is controlled by attackers using Internet Relay Chat (IRC) and enables the attackers to perform DDoS attacks and run crypto miner software on infected devices. Updates are available to patch all CVEs exploited
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