New FritzFrog P2P botnet has breached at least 500 enterprise, government servers


A P2P botnet newly-discovered by researchers has struck at least 500 government and enterprise SSH servers over 2020.

On Wednesday, cybersecurity firm Guardicore Labs published research into FritzFrog, a peer-to-peer (P2P) botnet that has been detected by the company’s sensors since January this year.

According to researcher Ophir Harpaz, FritzFrog has attempted to brute-force SSH servers belonging to government, education, financial, medical, and telecom players worldwide over the last eight months.

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Source: ZDNet