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

by Chris Bing • 3 days 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 • 2 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 • 2 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 • 4 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 • 5 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.

Malware that bricks insecure IoT devices might be anti-botnet vigilante tool

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

A new variety of malicious software is capable of attacking and effectively destroying insecure connected Internet of Things devices, using the same security flaws exploited by the notorious Mirai botnet, a researcher says.

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