At this point in time, the existence of a botnet comprising of tens of thousands of compromised routers and other IoT devices is not news.
Attackers have developed a botnet capable of 150+ Gbps DDoS attack campaigns using XOR DDoS, a Trojan malware used to hijack Linux systems, according to Akamai.
Cyber crooks and cyber spies are often two distinct categories of attackers, but not always.
After dedicating their efforts to swelling the number of computers roped into their malicious net, the masters of the Andromeda botnet are putting it to use by delivering a new family of PoS malware to as many PoS systems as they can.
Another malware building toolkit has been leaked, allowing less tech-savvy crooks to generate a fully functional variant of the KINS banking Trojan and to inject its configuration code in a JPG file in order for it not to be spotted.
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