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Siddharth Sharma

Siddharth Sharma

Siddharth Sharma works as a Malware Researcher at Uptycs. He specializes in Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering on Linux and Windows platforms. He has worked as an Intern at CERT-In. His blogs have been published in well known security magazines.

Mirai code re-use in Gafgyt

Mirai code re-use in Gafgyt

Research by Siddharth Sharma

Uptycs' threat research team recently detected several variants of the Linux-based botnet malware family, “Gafgyt”, via threat intelligence systems and our in-house osquery-based sandbox. Upon analysis, we identified several codes, techniques and implementations of Gafgyt, re-used from the infamous Mirai botnet