We had uncovered the cybercriminals behind Mirai botnet

This is who they are, and this is how you can protect against their new threats:
Our cybersecurity team just managed to link Mirai – the botnet used for DDoS attacks – to its creator the Lizard Squad cybercriminal group that is well known for its DDoS attacks using LizardStresser DDoS service on Sony PlayStation and Xbox Live networks.

The hacking group is old and well known in the cyberspace but the Mirai is relatively young being only one and a half years old. Time in which it has been used in its most prolific attacks against Brian Krebs’ blog and Dyn’s DNS infrastructure. To make things more interesting, the Mirai was made public days after Lizard Squad leader have been arrested. Since then it is being used in many DDoS attacks around the globe.

The evidence doesn’t stop here after investigating domains associated with Mirai malware campaign from 2017, our experts, found that the domains are used by bigbotPein a hacker group which is close to Lizard Squad group. the bigbotpein group was created soon after Lizard Squad leader arrest and it has used Mirai to hit multiple architectures like x86, x64, ARM, MIPS, SuperH, SPARC, and ARC.

The former Lizard Squad group and the new bigbotPein group shared common interest making more variants of Mirai like Satori, Masuta, and Memes, using domains like control.almahosting.ru and network.bigbotpein.com to C&C them. They also had been specialized in Monero and Ethereum droppers that are also using some parts of the Masuta and Memes codes.

Our cyber security experts are astonished about how excellent and prolific those cybercriminals groups are because after all of the high profile arrests they still are very active releasing Mirai variants one after another like nothing has happened. Making this variant better and stronger with every release they made.
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