Multi-Vector Miner+Tsunami Botnet with SSH Lateral Movement


Security researcher Tolijan Trajanovski (@tolisec) analyzed the multi-vector Miner+Tsunami Botnet that implements SSH lateral movement.

A fellow security researcher, 0xrb, shared with me samples of a botnet that propagates using weblogic exploit. The botnet was also discovered by @BadPackets 5 days ago and it is still active as of now, December 1, 2020. The botnet carries two payloads: 1) a Monero XMR Miner binaries; and 2) Tsunami binaries. This botnet is targeting cloud servers. An earlier version of the botnet, carrying only XMR Miner payload was investigated and reported by Patrick Olsen from AWAKE Security in September 2020. 

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