The march of the infamous Mirai botnet continues, with Kaspersky having found the first Windows-based spreader for the malware. You probably remember Mirai from last year – it was the source of a huge number of infections which powered some massive DDoS attacks. Well, now the code (which was made openly available online in 2016) has been crafted to make a Windows botnet, likely by a Chinese speaking malware author according to the security firm (going by language clues in the coding, and similar signposts).
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: TechRadar