New release of Mirai caused internet connection problems for 900.000 Deutsche Telekom customers
Along Sunday 26 November and Monday several attacks of what seems to be a new version of the botnet Mirai left disabled about 900,000 routers of Germany’s Deutsche Telekom. Affected Zyxel branded routers have a flaw in the SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) service embedded that allows the malware to take over the devices. Probably, connection problems for clients were caused by the malware, that infected the device, tried to infect other devices.
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