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Kaiji, a new Linux malware targets IoT devices in the wild

Last week, the popular security researcher MalwareMustDie and the experts at Intezer Labs spotted a new piece of malware dubbed Kaiji, that is targeting IoT devices via SSH brute-force attacks.

The malicious code was designed to target Linux-based servers and Internet of Things (IoT) devices and use them as part of a DDoS botnet.

The Kaiji malware is different from other IoT ELF malware, it is written from scratch in the Go programming language, and its detection rate at the time of discovery was only 1.

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