Mirai Botnet Infects Devices in 164 Countries

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    By Ionut Arghire on October 28, 2016

     
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    Hacking back the Mirai botnet, technical and legal issues
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    The Internet's Biggest Hacking Forum Removes Its DDoS-for-Hire Section
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    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/11/did-the-mirai-botnet-really-take-liberia-offline/
     
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    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/01/who-is-anna-senpai-the-mirai-worm-author/
     
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    Blockchain’s New Role In The Internet of Things

     
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    https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2017/04/24/brickerbot-damage/
     
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    https://www.darkreading.com/iot/move-over-mirai-persirai-now-the-top-ip-camera-botnet/d/d-id/1329099
     
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    Season 2, Episode 2: Mirai
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    https://www.forbes.com/sites/leemat...n-after-bricking-10-million-connected-devices
     
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    Mirai IoT Botnet Co-Authors Plead Guilty

     
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    https://nypost.com/2017/12/14/these-hackers-took-down-the-internet-for-money-and-revenge/
     
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    "How a Dorm Room Minecraft Scam Brought Down the Internet

    The most dramatic cybersecurity story of 2016 came to a quiet conclusion Friday in an Anchorage courtroom, as three young American computer savants pleaded guilty to masterminding an unprecedented botnet—powered by unsecured internet-of-things devices like security cameras and wireless routers—that unleashed sweeping attacks on key internet services around the globe last fall. What drove them wasn’t anarchist politics or shadowy ties to a nation-state. It was Minecraft...

    Originally, prosecutors say, the defendants hadn’t intended to bring down the internet—they had been trying to gain an advantage in the computer game Minecraft..."

    https://www.wired.com/story/mirai-b...rought-down-the-internet/?mbid=social_twitter
     
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    http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/satori-bot...ei-zero-day-flaw-spread-mirai-variant-1652641
     
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    See also:
    https://blog.checkpoint.com/2017/12/21/huawei-routers-exploited-create-new-botnet/

    Brrrr ... that TR-064 protocol ....

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    "Wicked" Variant of Mirai Botnet Emerges
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