Windows Botnet Helps Mirai Bots Cross Over to Linux Hosts

Mirai-infected bots can now cross over from the Windows platform to embedded Linux systems via the help of a previously active botnet. In January 2016, researchers at Kaspersky Lab first detected the Windows botnet, which has been serving bot components since at least August 2014, pushing out Mirai downloaders. The platform crossover they observed is […]… Read More

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Source: Latest Security News – The State of Security @ February 21, 2017 at 07:29AM

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