New Botnet Dubbed Kraken Deploys Backdoor to Steal Sensitive Information from Windows Hosts


Kraken Deploys Backdoor

The cybersecurity researchers at ZeroFox Intelligence have recently discovered a new Golang-based botnet which is dubbed Kraken. This new botnet is under active development and exploited by the threat actors to deploy backdoors to steal sensitive data from the Windows hosts.

Initially, this botnet, Kraken has been detected in late October 2021 and after its visibility, it’s been discovered that the early variants of the Kraken botnet are based on open source code that was uploaded to GitHub.

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