Feds Warn of AndroxGh0st Botnet Targeting AWS, Azure, and Office 365 Credentials

The U.S. Federal authorities encompassing the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have issued a security warning about the increasing threat presented by the AndroxGh0st botnet. The Python-based malware, AndroxGh0st, known to have been first categorized by Lacework in December 2022, is being utilized by cyber attackers to form a botnet for identifying and exploiting potential victims in targeted networks. The tech companies most threatened are AWS, Azure, and Office 365 as the botnet targets their credentials, infringing on their security mechanisms and raising substantial vulnerability concerns.

Published: Wed, 17 Jan 2024 16:44:00 +0530