The hacker behind the Satori botnet, also known as Mirai Okiru, is involved in the creation of a new Mirai variant called Masuta, which means “master” in Japanese. The creator of Satori, who goes by the name Nexus Zeta, has also developed a variant of the Masuta botnet called PureMasuta. This version is considered to be unique because it weaponises a router exploit, allowing the botnet to recruit more vulnerable IoT devices and expand.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: International Business Times