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Gafgyt Botnet Lifts DDoS Tricks from Mirai
2021-04-15 16:35

Several variants of the Gafgyt Linux-based botnet malware family have incorporated code from the infamous Mirai botnet, researchers have discovered. Gafgyt is a botnet that was first uncovered in 2014.

D-Link, IoT Devices Under Attack By Tor-Based Gafgyt Variant
2021-03-05 15:55

Researchers have discovered what they say is the first variant of the Gafgyt botnet family to cloak its activity using the Tor network. In order to evade detection, Gafgyt tor uses Tor to hide its command-and-control communications, and encrypts sensitive strings in the samples.

Valve Source Engine, Fortnite Servers Crippled By Gafgyt Variant
2019-10-31 13:00

Servers hosting Valve Source Engine and popular games like Fortnite are targeted by a new variant of the Gafgyt botnet.

Mirai, Gafgyt Botnets Return to Target Infamous Apache Struts, SonicWall Flaws
2018-09-10 14:23

By implementing the "Equifax bug," it's the first known time a Mirai IoT botnet variant has targeted an Apache Struts vulnerability.

Mirai, Gafgyt IoT Botnet Attacks Intensify
2018-07-23 14:24

Security researchers are warning of a new wave of attacks associated with two infamous Internet of Things (IoT) botnets: Mirai and Gafgyt. read more