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Dark Frost Botnet Launches Devastating DDoS Attacks on Gaming Industry

May 25, 2023

A new botnet called Dark Frost has been observed launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the gaming industry.

“The Dark Frost botnet, modeled after Gafgyt, QBot, Mirai, and other malware strains, has expanded to encompass hundreds of compromised devices,” Akamai security researcher Allen West said in a new technical analysis shared with The Hacker News.

Targets include gaming companies, game server hosting

providers, online streamers, and even other gaming community members with whom the threat actor has interacted directly.

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