Okiru Mirai has the potential to launch the biggest DDoS attack ever The story about the Mirai botnet isn't over even though the creators were arrested and jailed. The original source code for Mirai is still openly available on the internet and a new version, dubbed the Okiru Mirai, has appeared.[...]
Akamai worked with the FBI to fight the Mirai botnet Akamai published an article stating that amongst others, they were involved in the research involving the dissection and tracking of the Mirai botnet from the very beginning and have been actively working to keep up with the evolution of Mirai[...]
Accidental Hero Slows WannaCry Ransomware Spread The end of last week saw an outburst of ransomware hitting many organizations throughout Europe and Asia. Amongst the infected were also the UK National Health Service and Spain’s telecom giant Telefonica.
Popular Mac Software Website Hacked The website of HandBrake, a popular open-source video transcoder app, has been compromised by cyber criminals. The HandBrake team disclosed the security breach on Saturday. It appears that all recent Mac downloads might have infected computers with a Remote[...]
Brian Krebs reveals Mirai’s creator Cyber security journalist and researcher Brian Krebs reportedly discovered the identity of the hacker that created the Mirai malware. The hacker, known online by the pseudonym Anna Senpai, used the malware to recruit hundreds of thousand of unsecured IoT devices[...]
Instart Logic introduced a Bot Mitigation service Instart Logic, an application delivery solution provider, announced a new set of security innovations against bots. These security capabilities, under the company's existing AppShield offer, include Bot or Not protection, IP reputation with rate[...]
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