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FreakOut! Ongoing Botnet Attack Exploiting Recent Linux Vulnerabilities

An ongoing malware campaign has been found exploiting recently disclosed vulnerabilities in network-attached storage (NAS) devices running on Linux systems to co-opt the machines into anIRC botnetfor launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks and mining Monero cryptocurrency. The attacks deploy a new malware variant called “FreakOut” by leveraging critical flaws fixed in Laminas