Guest Post: RHOMBUS is a new adaptation of the Mirai codebase with new methodologies to persist and drop different stages and updates, while also backdooring the instance.
Lisandro Ubiedo is a malware researcher and reverse engineer working for the Aposemat Project, at Stratosphere Labs. His tasks go from infecting devices to analyze malicious traffic and binary samples on a daily basis. More of his work can be seen at the Stratosphere Labs research blog. Aposemat is a project that was born in the Stratosphere Laboratory at the Czech Technical University in Prague and is funded by Avast Software. The goal of this project is to protect IoT devices by analyzing, executing, and detecting attacks and malware.