Researchers Warn of a New Golang-based Botnet Under Continuous Development


Golang-based Botnet

Cybersecurity researchers have unpacked a new Golang-based botnet called Kraken that’s under active development and features an array of backdoor capabilities to siphon sensitive information from compromised Windows hosts.

“Kraken already features the ability to download and execute secondary payloads, run shell commands, and take screenshots of the victim’s system,” threat intelligence firm ZeroFox said in a report published Wednesday.

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