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Researchers Warn of CatDDoS Botnet and DNSBomb DDoS Attack Technique
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Researchers Warn of CatDDoS Botnet and DNSBomb DDoS Attack Technique

Over the previous three months, the threat actors behind the CatDDoS malware botnet have infiltrated susceptible machines and co-opted them into a botnet for the purpose of conducting distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) assaults by taking use of over 80 known security weaknesses in various software. The QiAnXin XLab team said that "many known vulnerabilities have been exploited by CatDDoS-related gangs to distribute samples." Furthermore, it has been noted that the maximum number of targets in a day exceeds 300. The vulnerabilities affect networking equipment, routers, and other devices from vendors like Cacti, Cisco, D-Link, DrayTek, FreePBX, GitLab, Gocloud, Huawei, Jenkins, Linksys, Metabase, NETGEAR, Realtek, Seagate, SonicWall, Tenda, TOTOLINK, TP-Link, ZTE, and Zyxel, among o...