Tag Archives: Mirai

Hacks, Leaks and Breaches: Our Top 6 Stories of 2016

Hacks, Leaks and Breaches: Our Top 6 Stories of 2016 2016 brought more hacks, leaks and breaches to light than any previous year. Many of these issues will persist into 2017, especially with all the claims around the Russians hacking the DNC, a rise of DDoS-for-Sale services and ransomware continuing… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: Mirai Botnet takes down Liberia

#CyberHeadlines: Mirai Botnet takes down Liberia Liberia experiences internet outage due to Mirai botnet DDoS attacks The notorious Miria Botnet was utilized again in an attempt to take down telecommunication companies across Liberia. A DDoS (distributed denial of services) attack was launched of more than 500 gbps targeting an undersea… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: Mirai DDoS Attack

#CyberHeadlines: Mirai DDoS Attack On October 21st, dozens of websites were down due to a DDoS attack on the DSN service provider Dyn.┬áDyn is┬áresponsible for translating web addresses for companies such as Twitter, Netflix, Etsy, Github, BBC, The New York Times, Reddit, AWS and many more. The culprit has been… Read more »