Fresh IoT botnet called Dark_nexus spotted on the landscape


Dark_nexus IoT malware

Actively tracked by cybersecurity experts for quite a while, a rapidly elevating bonnet called Dark_nexus has been brought to the daylight, counting 1,372 bots under its authority. Revealed and investigated by the security vendor Bitdefender, the new cyber threat is expected to surpass the infamous Mirai and Qbot.[1] Featuring exceptional traits, Dark _nexus appears to be extremely powerful IoT botnet[2] gaining access and bringing connected devices like webcams, workout trackers, digital video recorders, routers, and similar devices using credential stuffing attacks.

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