The latest in this long line of Mirai scourges is a new variant named Echobot. Coming to life in mid-May, the malware was first described by Palo Alto Networks in a report published at the start of June, and then again in a report by security researchers from Akamai, in mid-June.
When it was first spotted by Palo Alto Networks researchers in early June, Echobot was using exploits for 18 vulnerabilities. In the Akamai report, a week later, Echobot was at 26.
|2019-12-18 ⋅ F5 Labs ⋅ |
Echobot Malware Now up to 71 Exploits, Targeting SCADA
|2019-08-06 ⋅ Bleeping Computer ⋅ |
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|2019-06-13 ⋅ Akamai ⋅ |
Latest ECHOBOT: 26 Infection Vectors
|2019-06-06 ⋅ Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 ⋅ |
New Mirai Variant Adds 8 New Exploits, Targets Additional IoT Devices
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