Jha rule-breaker and pals confess IoT gadget hack crimes, now facing the slammer A former New Jersey college student has copped to helping create and run the massive Mirai DDoS botnet.…
Three men admit creating and running Mirai, a botnet used to block access to much of the web.
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Mirai botnet: Three admit creating and running attack tool
Thirty four people, including teenagers, are arrested after an international police operation involving EU and US authorities.
A distributed denial of service (or DDoS) attack is an attempt to take a website offline by overwhelming it with internet traffic.
VIDEO: What is a DDoS attack?
Ireland’s National Lottery website and ticket machines were thrown offline after a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on Wednesday.
Irish lottery hit by DDoS attack
NatWest Bank has blamed earlier problems with its website on a series of deliberate attacks, known as a distributed denial of service (DDoS)
NatWest: Our website was ‘targeted’