Glupteba and TrickBot Campaigns Abused Botnet of MikroTik Routers

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Glupteba and TrickBot Campaigns Abused Botnet of MikroTik Routers-01

According to cybersecurity experts, vulnerable MikroTik routers have been exploited to create one of the most extensive botnet-as-a-service cybercrime operations observed in recent years.

According to Avast, a cryptocurrency mining effort utilizing the newly broken Glupteba botnet as well as the famed TrickBot malware were all distributed using the same command-and-control (C2) server.

The botnet usually takes advantage of a known vulnerability in the Winbox component of MikroTik routers, allowing attackers to acquire unauthenticated, remote administrative access to an affected device.

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