Mirai Botnet Itself is Flawed; Hacking Back IoTs Could Mitigate DDoS Attacks

By [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) The infamous botnet that was used in the recent massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against the popular DNS provider Dyn, causing vast internet outage on last Friday, itself is flawed.

Yes, Mirai malware, which has already enslaved millions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices across 164 countries, contains several vulnerabilities that might be used against it in order to

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