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New Golang-Based Zergeca Botnet Capable of Powerful DDoS Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a new botnet called Zergeca that’s capable of conducting distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Written in Golang, the botnet is so named for its reference to a string named “ootheca” present in the command-and-control (C2) servers (“ootheca[.]pw” and “ootheca[.]top”). “Functionally, Zergeca is not just a typical DDoS botnet; besides supporting six