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Hacker exploits router zero-day vulnerability in efforts to build Mirai-like botnet

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Just like the original Mirai attacks, this version traces back to the notorious HackForums.

Three men plead guilty for roles in Mirai botnet empire, court documents show

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

The defendants, Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman, were all labeled co-conspirators by the Department of Justice.

Two lawmakers want to give consumers a way to know if their IoT devices are secure

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

A new bill introduced on Friday aims to create a voluntary cybersecurity certification program to "independently identify, verify, and label compliant Internet-of-Things devices with strong cybersecurity standards."

Researchers warn of 'vast' new IoT botnet

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

Check Point Technologies and Qihoo 360 see a botnet coming that could cause more damage than Mirai.

A reversal? Large-scale DDoS attacks take recent dip

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

Massive denial of service attacks were largely missing from the internet this summer.

Why a 'super-Mirai' attack never happened

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

A large network of corporate IoT devices that was gathered to launch a massive DDoS attack. Then whomever created it the network decided against using it.

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