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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.

Targeting millions of devices​

BotenaGo incorporates 33 exploits for a variety of routers, modems, and NAS devices, with some notable examples given below: ... ... ...
 

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Cybersecurity researchers detail BotenaGo malware, which takes advantage of over 30 different security vulnerabilities.

A new form of Internet of Things malware, which uses over 30 different exploits, has been spotted by security researchers.

Detailed by cybersecurity researchers at AT&T Alien Labs, BotenaGo malware can use a number of methods to attack targets then create a backdoor on compromised devices. "Deployed with more than 30 exploits, it has the potential of targeting millions of routers and IoT devices," said the researchers.
 
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