Mirai

New Mirai Variant Targets Enterprise Networks

Researchers warn businesses to be vigilant as notorious IoT botnet looks to take over enterprise devices

3 years ago

Fast-Spreading Botnet Infects Android Gadgets For Crypto-Mining

A botnet that surfaced over the weekend spread to thousands of smartphones and set-top boxes in the first hours of…

4 years ago

Satori Botnet Wakes Up And Enlists 263,000 Bots

Variant of the more infamous Mirai malware starting to propagate very quickly, researchers warn

4 years ago

Mirai-Like IoT Botnet ‘Has Already Hacked Millions Of Devices’

The Reaper botnet is expanding more aggressively than Mirai did and has the potential to cause more disruption, researchers say

5 years ago

Botnet Launches DDoS Attacks From Thousands Of Android Devices

The WireX botnet used hundreds of infected Android apps on Google Play and elsewhere to launch attack traffic against content…

5 years ago

Persirai Botnet Targets Internet-Connected Cameras

Following Mirai, the Persirai botnet is the latest to take over connected devices and use them to launch denial-of-service attacks

5 years ago

BrickerBot Malware ‘Disables Two Million Devices’

A malware family aimed at 'bricking' devices before they can be infected by Mirai has allegedly rendered millions of vulnerable…

5 years ago

Mirai Botnet Starts Mining For Bitcoins In New Twist

Researchers discover a new strain of the notorious Mirai botnet which goes bitcoin hunting

5 years ago

McAfee Labs Report Lays Bare Threat Intelligence Challenges Facing Businesses

Prevalent threat intelligence challenges include dealing with the volume and quality of data being collected

5 years ago

Mirai Botnet Hits US College With Massive 54 Hour Attack

Mirai returns (or at least a variant of it) warns researchers at Imperva Incapsula who witnessed the attack

5 years ago

Imeij Botnet Malware Targets IoT Cameras

The Imeij malware exploits a bug in AVTech video surveillance equipment first disclosed last year, but never patched by the…

5 years ago

Sophos: IoT Malware Growing More Sophisticated

The malware targeting connected devices is using increasingly complex techniques, Sophos has found

5 years ago

Journalist Brian Krebs ‘Unmasks’ Mirai Botnet Developer

The IoT botnet code was used to power an attack that knocked Twitter and Netflix offline last year

5 years ago

Businesses Must Prepare For Bigger And Badder DDoS Attacks In 2017

Rise of the botnets levies threats at businesses and governments

5 years ago

Mirai UK Botnet Consists Mostly Of TalkTalk Routers

The Mirai botnet has spread like wildfire and now infects 2,398 home routers across the UK, with 99 percent of…

5 years ago

Talk Talk And Post Office Broadband Taken Offline After Mirai Botnet Hack Attack

Mirai botnet strikes again, attacking routers and cutting-off broadband

5 years ago

Developer Pulls Anti-Mirai IoT Worm After Backlash

The 'anti-worm worm' was intended as a proof of concept, but experts warned of further security risk

6 years ago

Banks Are ‘Hoarding’ Bitcoin To Pay Attackers

British financial institutions are reportedly looking into buying up stocks of bitcoin that could be used to pay off denial-of-service…

6 years ago

Hacker Releases IoT Botnet Source Code

The 'Mirai' family of botnets hijacks Internet-connected devices and uses them to launch large-scale attacks

6 years ago