The Web-Shaking Mirai Botnet Is Splintering—But Also Evolving

The Web-Shaking Mirai Botnet Is Splintering—But Also Evolving

Over the last few weeks, a series of powerful hacker attacks powered by the malware known as Mirai have used botnets created of internet-connected devices to clobber targets ranging from the internet backbone company Dyn to the French internet service provider OVH. And just when it seemed that Mirai might be losing steam, new evidence shows that it’s still dangerous—and even evolving…






Source: Wired
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