The cyber security expert Larry Cashdollar: It has already hit over 2,000 devices. The author, the 14-year-old Light Leafon, now want to expand it adding more functions and exploits.
Alert Logic cyber security experts: It exploits an ELF variant and multiple C2 servers. The actor behind is Magecart group and the threat is growing.
Bromium cyber security experts: More than a dozen US-based web servers were used to host families: 5 banking trojan, 2 ransomware and 3 information steeler.
The Communications Authority (CA): Explosion of malware and DDoS attacks, and online abuse. Targetsare end-users who have limited cyber security skills.
Palo Alto cyber security experts: The malware in particular hit Wireless Presentation & Display Systems. Cybercrime IoT/Linux botnets continue to expand their attack surface.
Yoroi-Cybaze conducted a study, downloading files of 3 categories: most of them contain malware. In January there was a double cyber attack with Vidar and GandCrab.
Yoroi-Cybaze cyber security experts: The core of the bot is the brute-force module. It has 23 functionalities to target a range of technologies, WordPress and Joomla included.
Also Italy is affected. MalwareMustDie cyber security experts: bad actors steal info from weak sites, then target finance payment portals and online banking sites.