Recently, Check Point Research (CPR) encountered several attacks that are exploiting multiple vulnerabilities, including some recently discovered flaws. These ongoing attacks involve a new malware variant, called ‘FreakOut.’ The goal behind these attacks is to create an IRC botnet (a collection of machines infected with malware that can be controlled remotely), which can then be…

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