written by Jakub Kroustek, Vladislav Iliushin, Anna Shirokova, Jan Neduchal and Martin Hron
Disclaimer: Analysis of the server content and samples was done on Thursday, September 20th. Follow the Avast Blog for further updates.
2018 has been a year where the Mirai and QBot variants just keep coming. Any script kiddie now can use the Mirai source code, make a few changes, give it a new Japanese-sounding name, and then release it as a new botnet.