Security researchers have discovered a new variant of the Mirai malware that turns infected IoT devices into proxy servers to protect the identity of hackers.
According to a blog post by Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs research team, researchers dubbed the variant OMG. The malware has added some new features to Mirai and retired others. However, the original modules, including the attack, killer, and scanner modules, have been retained, they said. Source
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