Category: Worm

New Linksys Worm: “The Moon”

A new worm that propagates itself from router to router has been discovered by Security researcher Johannes B. Ullrich of the SANS Technology Institute. This Linksys worm was named “The Moon”  because it includes some basic HTML pages with images based on the movie “The Moon”. The worm takes advantage of vulnerabilities in several Linksys products, including  the models: […]

Worm targets IoT

A new worm has been found that attacks Internet of Things devices. The worm, Linux.Darlloz, exploits a PHP vulnerability to propagate itself in the wild. The worm utilizes the PHP ‘php-cgi’ Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2012-1823), which is an old vulnerability that was patched in May 2012. The attacker recently created the worm based on the […]