AT&T Takes Steps to Mitigate Botnet Found Inside Its Network 


AT&T will take steps to take down a botnet that had set up shop inside its network, infecting 5,700 VoIP servers that route traffic from enterprise customers to upstream mobile providers.

Researchers discovered what they characterized as a “brand-new botnet” attacking Edgewater Networks devices, using a vulnerability in EdgeMarc Enterprise Session Border Controllers, tracked as CVE-2017-6079.

AT&T said so far, the company has not found evidence that it has been weaponized.

Read more: Threatpost

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