March 8, 2021

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Dark_Nexus: A New Emerging IoT Botnet Malware Spotted in the Wild

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Original Post from The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new emerging IoT botnet threat that leverages compromised smart devices to stage ‘distributed denial-of-service’ attacks, potentially triggered on-demand through platforms offering DDoS-for-hire services.

The botnet, named “dark_nexus” by Bitdefender researchers, works by employing credential stuffing attacks against a variety of devices, such as

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