New Roboto Botnet Targets Linux Servers Running Webmin – PerimeterX Comments

According to Netlab researchers, a cybercrime group is enslaving Linux servers running vulnerable Webmin apps into a new botnet that they have named “Roboto.”  Its appearance dates back to summer and is linked to the disclosure of a major security flaw in a web app installed on more than 215,000 servers.


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Amir Shaked, VP, R&D,  PerimeterX
November 22, 2019
Once established, botnets are often used as a proxy to conduct attacks.
Once established, botnets are often used as a proxy to conduct attacks. It's very common for them to be rented out, as part of the cybercrime-as-a-service economy, for DDoS as well as other attacks like credential stuffing and crypto-mining. The rate at which these botnets grow means attacks will only be more distributed and harder to identify and protect against. To best protect themselves, busin ....
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