A cross-platform java-bot
Kaspersky Lab Expert
Early this year, we received a malicious Java application for analysis, which turned out to be a multi-platform bot capable of running on Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The bot was written entirely in Java. The attackers used vulnerability CVE-2013-2465 to infect users with the malware.
The bot is designed to conduct DDoS attacks from infected user machines.
The bot supports two flood types:
Which attack type is to be used is specified by an attacker in the IRC channel for zombie machines. In addition, the following parameters are specified:
- Address of the computer to be attacked
- Port number
- Attack duration
- Number of threads to be used in the attack