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Jan. 11, 2022, 4:33 a.m. | noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)

The Hacker News thehackernews.com

New research into the infrastructure behind an emerging DDoS botnet named Abcbot has uncovered "clear" links with a cryptocurrency-mining botnet attack that came to light in December 2020.
Attacks involving Abcbot, first disclosed by Qihoo 360's Netlab security team in November 2021, are triggered via a malicious shell script that targets insecure cloud instances operated by cloud service

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