Brute-Force P2P Botnet Targeting SSH Servers of Medical Centers, Banks

HealthITSecurity.com

Jessica Davis

Guardicore researchers are warning organizations of a sophisticated peer-to-peer botnet, which has been actively breaching SSH servers since January 2020. Known as FritzFrog, the botnet has attempted targeted, brute-force attacks on medical centers, banks, educational institutions, and others.

The P2P botnet has attempted to propagate tens of millions of IP addresses from those entities, as well as telecom companies and governmental offices. Of these attacks...

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