Wednesday, April 26, 2017

New BrickerBot Variants Emerge

From SecurityWeek:

New BrickerBot Variants Emerge

"New variants of a recently discovered BrickerBot Internet of Things (IoT) malware capable of permanently disabling devices were observed last week, Radware security researchers warn.

BrickerBot first emerged about a month ago, with two variants observed in early April. The first threat had a short life span of less than a week and targeted BusyBox-based Linux devices. The other is still activ and targeting devices both with and without BusyBox. Devices with an exposed Telnet service that is secured with default credentials are potential victims."

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