Suspected botnet author arrested

A 29-year-old man thought to have been involved in the Mirai botnet malware used in a series of devastating attacks during the second half of last year has been arrested. As the BBC reports in Router hacker suspect arrested at Luton Airport, the man was arrested under a European Arrest Warrant at the request of the […]

The good (and bad) news behind the Dyn DNS DDoS attacks

Cybersecurity malware cryptolocker

After a massive distributed denial-of-service attack targeted at Dyn DNS, companies are starting to respond and more details are being made public. As I covered in The Dyn DNS attacks: What we know now, the massive attack knocked offline big-name websites, including Amazon services, Tumblr, Twitter, Reddit, Spotify, Netflix, among others. For those not familiar, Dyn […]