Chuck Norris Botnet and Broadband Routers

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 09:34:41 CST 2010


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On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 7:17 AM, William Pitcock
<nenolod at systeminplace.net> wrote:

> On Mon, 2010-02-22 at 16:21 +0200, Gadi Evron wrote:
>> Last week Czech researchers released information on a new worm which
>> exploits CPE devices (broadband routers) by means such as default
>> passwords, constructing a large DDoS botnet. Today this story hit
>> international news.
>>
>
> What makes this any different than psyb0t, which was discovered in the
> wild last year?
>

Nothing. Good point. :-)

- - ferg

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