Mirai Evolves From IoT Devices to Linux Servers

    Date23 Nov 2018
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Researchers from Netscout Alert have discovered what they believe are the first non-IoT versions of Mirai malware in the wild. The new versions are very similar in behavior to the original version of Mirai written for Internet of Things devices, but they are tailored to run on Linux servers instead. Unlike the original Mirai, the new versions do not try and propagate in a worm-like fashion. Instead, attackers are delivering them via exploits in a more targeted manner.
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