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Mirai offshoot offers 'greater firepower' for DDoS attacks, researchers warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Operators of the new variant have gone after devices that are popular with businesses, such as wireless presentation systems, according to Unit 42.

USB threat to industrial facilities comes into sharp focus with new Honeywell data

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

A new study from Honeywell shows how USB drives can propagate advanced threats like Stuxnet and Trisis.

30 years ago, the world's first cyberattack set the stage for modern cybersecurity challenges

by cyber_admin • 7 months ago

The very first cyberattack clogged up the nascent internet, halting digital communications. Now much bigger, the internet is still largely open to – and suffering regularly from – similar attacks.

University DDoS attack leads to $8.6 million fine, house arrest for New Jersey man

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 months ago

Paras Jha is one of the masterminds behind the Mirari botnet, which has been used in several large-scale attacks.

Former Dyn exec spins up IoT security startup to avoid the next Mirai

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

Minim is a platform that fingerprints and monitors IoT devices in the home, specifically for threats and vulnerabilities that make attacks like Mirai possible.

Mirai IoT botnet variant likely used in January DDoS attack against Dutch banks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

"This is the first time we have observed an IoT botnet being used since Mirai," researchers said.

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