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Mirai Okiru: New DDoS botnet targets ARC-based IoT devices

January 15, 2018

Well, this is bad…very bad. Mirai malware and its many variants which have targeted CPU architectures in the past, is now targeting the second most popular type of CPU core – ARC processors.

Meet Mirai Okiru, the Mirai variant targeting ARC processors, which are embedded processors used in IoT, auto, mobile, TVs, cameras and a nearly endless list of products – CPUs reportedly shipped in over a billion products per year. Brace yourself for the botnet targeting ARC-based IoT devices.

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