This botnet snares your smart devices to perform DDoS attacks with a little help from Mirai

Chalubo is a new botnet which is targeting poorly-secured Internet of Things (IoT) devices and servers for the purpose of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Researchers from cybersecurity firm Sophos said this week that the botnet is becoming “increasingly prolific” and is ramping up efforts to target Internet-facing SSH servers on Linux-based systems alongside IoT products. …

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