Tag: Mirai Botnet

Former Rutgers Student Pleads Guilty to Creating Mirai Botnet

A former Rutgers university student is among three men who pleaded guilty to creating the dreaded “Mirai” botnet that crashed large swarms of the internet in 2016. Entering their guilty pleas,...

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US College Suffers 54-Hour DDoS Attack from Mirai Malware Variant

Researchers have observed a new variant of the dreaded Mirai botnet in the wild after it launched a 54-hour(!) DDoS attack against an unnamed U.S. college. Security researchers at Imperva Incapusla...

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Deutsche Telekom Cyberattack Impacts 900,000 Customers

Deutsche Telekom customers in Germany have been targeted by a cyberattack, knocking roughly 900,000 of its 20 million fixed-line customers offline from the internet. The cyberattacks began Sunday,...

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