BotenaGo botnet targets millions of IoT devices with 33 exploits

The new BotenaGo malware botnet has been discovered using over thirty exploits to attack millions of routers and IoT devices.

BotenaGo was written in Golang (Go), which has been exploding in popularity in recent years, with malware authors loving it for making payloads that are harder to detect and reverse engineer.

In the case of BotenaGo, only six out of 62 AV engines on VirusTotal flag the sample as malicious, and some identify it as Mirai.

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Source: Bleeping Computer