Xwo scans for default credentials and exposed web services — Research Saturday

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Researchers at AT&T Alien Labs have been tracking a new malware family they've named "Xwo" that's scanning systems for default credentials and vulnerable web services.

Tom Hegel is security researcher with AT&T Alien Labs, and he share their findings.

The original research is here:

https://www.alienvault.com/blogs/labs-research/xwo-a-python-based-bot-scanner

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