New Mozi P2P Botnet Attacks Netgear, GPON, D-Link and Huawei Routers Using Weak Passwords and Some Known Exploits


Mozi Botnet

A new Distributed Hash Table (DHT) protocol based botnet dubbed Mozi attacks routers with weak passwords and known exploits. The botnet appears to be active at least from September 03, 2019.

DHT is a decentralized distributed that provides lookup service similar to key pair stored in DHT and retrieves a value based on the associated key. The protocol is mainly used in torrent clients and other peer-to-peer file-sharing platforms.

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