New Botnet Runs on DSL Modems and Routers

#Computers

Thu, Apr 9th, 2009 07:12 by capnasty NEWS

The worm is called "psyb0t" and appears to have been circulating since at least January, 2009. The worm infects any of a family of Linux Mipsel devices ("Mipsel" is the port of Debian Linux on MIPS processors) that contain one of several administration interfaces. The worm uses a dictionary attack against the admin interface.

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