Botnet

01.23.17
Twitter botnet quotes 'Star Wars' from the middle of the sea
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Twitter botnet quotes 'Star Wars' from the middle of the sea

350,000 fake, Windows Phone-using accounts show the challenges of bot detection.

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01.19.17
Krebs pinpoints the likely author of the Mirai botnet
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Krebs pinpoints the likely author of the Mirai botnet

The security researcher lays out substantial evidence and sources suggesting a Rutgers University student created it.

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12.01.16
How an obscure rule lets law enforcement search any computer
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How an obscure rule lets law enforcement search any computer

Today's changes to Rule 41 expand the Justice Department's reach in the digital world.

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11.29.16
Mirai botnet targets Deutsche Telekom routers in global cyberattack
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Mirai botnet targets Deutsche Telekom routers in global cyberattack

It's the same campaign that took major US sites offline for hours back in October.

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10.21.16
Blame the Internet of Things for today's web blackout
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Blame the Internet of Things for today's web blackout

Flashpoint says hacked cameras and routers enabled a Mirai botnet to take out major websites on Friday.

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