Warning: New RapperBot Campaign Aims to Launch DDoS Attacks at Game Servers

From thehackernews.com

DDoS Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers have unearthed new samples of malware called RapperBot that are being used to build a botnet capable of launching Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against game servers.

“In fact, it turns out that this campaign is less like RapperBot than an older campaign that appeared in February and then mysteriously disappeared in the middle of April,” Fortinet FortiGuard Labs researchers Joie Salvio and Roy Tay said in a Tuesday report.

RapperBot, which was first documented by the network security firm in August 2022, is known to exclusively brute-force SSH servers configured to accept password authentication.

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