Tech Break

Dec 19th 2017

Tech Break 4638

Mirai Botnet Creators Just Wanted to Win at Minecraft

Mirai Botnet Made for Minecraft
Category: TWiT Bits

We now know the whole backstory behind Mirai, the most sophisticated botnet to date which was responsible for originating the many largest, most potent and devastating DDoS bandwidth attacks ever seen. It was three Minecraft playing college kids running a profitable Minecraft server who wanted to blast competing Minecraft hosting servers off the Net in order to obtain their competitors' user bases.

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https://twit.tv/sn/642

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