Researchers Discover DDoS Botnet, Enemybot

Researchers last week discovered a new DDoS botnet, tracked as Enemybot, that has targedted several routers and web servers by exploiting known vulnerabilities. Please find the expert comment below concerning the botnet, which targets multiple architectures, including arm, bsd, x64, and x86.

Experts Comments

April 21, 2022
John Moran
Technical Director, Business Development
Tufin

The continued use of well-known vulnerabilities as initial attack vectors underscores the significant challenges faced by enterprises.  The sheer volume of vulnerabilities and effort required to address each one forces enterprises to be reactive, prioritizing those which are already being actively exploited, instead of proactively addressing potential risk. Today's dynamic threat landscape necessitates that enterprises employ all available sources of information to contextualize

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The continued use of well-known vulnerabilities as initial attack vectors underscores the significant challenges faced by enterprises.  The sheer volume of vulnerabilities and effort required to address each one forces enterprises to be reactive, prioritizing those which are already being actively exploited, instead of proactively addressing potential risk. Today's dynamic threat landscape necessitates that enterprises employ all available sources of information to contextualize vulnerabilities, including network insights, application inventories, and risk management solutions, to proactively identify those which expose the enterprises to the greatest actual risk.

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