Moobot Botnet Exploits Hikvision Surveillance Systems

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FortiGuard Labs has released a detailed report on how the Moobot botnet exploits a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in Hikvision products (CVE-2021-36260) to distribute Moobot, which launches distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

Researchers have warned that attackers are exploiting unpatched Hikvision video systems to drop DDoS botnet.

The attack surface may be significant: Hikvision has proclaimed itself as the ‘world’s leading video surveillance products supplier’” on the company’s site.

Any organization using unpatched Hikvision systems are urged to obtain a firmware update provided by the company.

Read More: Threatpost

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