GoBrut Botnet Description
Botnets are growing in number and managing to infect more and more computers making countless victims. Among these threats uncovered by malware researches recently, is an ELF-based botnet named the GoBrut Botnet, which is attacking computers running the Windows system, although the experts are not sure yet if the GoBrut Botnet attacks other operating systems currently. The way DoBrut Botnet infects a computer is very interesting. There's a malware called GoBrut, which is written in the Go programming language and has as its core a brute force module that uses technologies like MySQL and SSH CMS and to invade servers. As soon as the machine is infected, the host will be joined by the GoBrut botnet. Then, the host will brute force its way into the targeted machine, which was specified in the work solicitation that the botnet controller had sent to the CNC server.