A zero-day vulnerability in a digital video recorders (DVR) made by LILIN is being used by malicious actors to create botnet armies.
Using a zero day to infect a device is a new tactic, reported NetLab 360, which uncovered the trend last year when multiple campaigns operated by several different attack groups were found using it to spread the Moobot, Chalubo and FBot botnets.
NetLabs first saw Chalubo was being spread via this vulnerability back in August 2019, this was followed by FBot showing up on Januaryb 11, 2020 which spurred NetLab to first contact LILIN. Moobot was the next to arrive coming online on January 26, at which time the security firm again reached out to the manufacturer.
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