Mirai Botnet Delivers Medusa Botnet To Target Linux Users


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A Mirai botnet campaign has been delivering a recently discovered botnet and stealer malware called Medusa Botnet.

The malware has the capabilities to acquire infected machines to build upon its infrastructure as well as target victims for DDoS attacks and encrypt targets with ransomware.

The malware has been seen using open-source tools such as psutil, ZMap, scapy as well as common binaries like telnet, SSH and wget.

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