An Army of Million Hacked IoT Devices Almost Broke the Internet Today

By [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) A massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against Dyn, a major domain name system (DNS) provider, broke large portions of the Internet on Friday, causing a significant outage to a ton of websites and services, including Twitter, GitHub, PayPal, Amazon, Reddit, Netflix, and Spotify.

But how the attack happened? What’s the cause behind the attack?

Exact details of the attack remain

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