IoT Botnets Found Using Default Credentials for C&C Server Databases

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Source: The Hacking News
IoT Botnets Found Using Default Credentials for C&C Server Databases
Not following cybersecurity best practices could not only cost online users but also cost cybercriminals. Yes, sometimes hackers don’t take best security measures to keep their infrastructure safe.

A variant of IoT botnet, called Owari, that relies on default or weak credentials to hack insecure IoT devices was found itself using default credentials in its MySQL server integrated with command

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