I’ve been talking about the Mirai IoT botnet for weeks now. Unfortunately, it’s still up to no good, this time taking an entire country temporarily offline (or at least slowing down traffic enough to affect businesses). Watch today’s video to learn how Mirai DDoSed Liberia, as well as how attackers are using the Mirai botnet leak to create even more IoT botnet malware.
Episode Runtime: 3:44
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6QYELQx_X4
- Mirai IoT botnet knocks a country offline – Forbes
- Mirai botnet killing business in Liberia – PC World
- Researcher’s post on Mirai botnet attacking Liberia – Medium
- Researchers discover new Linux IoT botnet based on Mirai – MalwareMustDie