Abcbot, an evolving botnet

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Abcbot, an evolving botnet

Business on the cloud and security on the cloud is one of the industry trends in recent years. 360Netlab is also continuing to focus on security incidents and trends on the cloud from its own expertise in the technology field. The following is a recent security incident we observed, where the infected device IP came from multiple cloud provider platforms.

On July 14, 2021, our BotMon system identified an unknown ELF file (a14d0188e2646d236173b230c59037c7) generating a lot of scanning traffic, after analysis, we determined that this is a Go language implementation of Scanner, based on its source path “abc-hello” string, we named it¬†Abcbot¬†internally.

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