Source: The Hacking News
FreakOut! Ongoing Botnet Attack Exploiting Recent Linux Vulnerabilities
An ongoing malware campaign has been found exploiting recently disclosed vulnerabilities in Linux devices to co-opt the systems into an IRC botnet for launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks and mining Monero cryptocurrency.
The attacks involve a new malware variant called “FreakOut” that leverages newly patched flaws in TerraMaster, Laminas Project (formerly Zend Framework), and