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How zombie cameras took down Netflix… and an entire country’s internet

Here's how the Internet of Things botnet went from being Minecraft server nuisances to a billion dollar threat that disabled a country's internet infrastructure

Operator of DDoS protection service named as Mirai author

Krebs says he's fingered author of epic IoT web assault code The author of the massive distributed denial-of-service attack malware Mirai, which ropes infected routers...

4chan is running out of money—and Martin Shkreli wants to help...

Louis Lanzano/Bloomberg via Getty Imagesreader comments 70 Share this story 4chan, the infamous message board whose users once labelled it "the asshole...

Happy VXers get 400 enterprise-popping apps hosted on Google Play

Up to half a million downloads clocked for one poision app. More than 400 malicious apps from a single attacker have been successfully uploaded to...

More than 400 malicious apps infiltrate Google Play

EnlargeCurious Expeditions reader comments 4 Share this story Google Play was recently found to be hosting more than 400 apps that turned infected...

Armies of hacked IoT devices launch unprecedented DDoS attacks

Security researchers have been warning for years that poor security for internet of things devices could have serious consequences. We're now seeing those warnings...

Nintendo’s DMCA-backed quest against online fan games

Enlarge / A scene from Another Metroid 2 Remake, one of many fan games recently taken offline by Nintendo DMCA requests.reader comments 41 Share this...

71,000 Minecraft World Map accounts leaked online after ‘hack’

Dumped creds have been exposed since January Some 71,000 user accounts and IP addresses have been leaked from Minecraft fan website Minecraft World Map. The dumps,...

Small users in a big network

Children use the Internet for schoolwork, socializing, watching films and cartoons, playing games and much more.But, as we all know, browsing the web can...

LinkedIn mass hack reveals … yup, you're all still crap at...

'Linkedin'? 'P4ssw0rd'? '123456'? Come on, people Analysis of passwords from the LinkedIn leak has revealed, should there be any doubt, that users remain terrible at...

Circle With Disney

How many connected devices do your kids use? You had to stop and count up all the laptops, tablets, smartphones, game consoles, and such,...

7 million unsalted MD5 passwords leaked by Minecraft community Lifeboat

LifeboatAs security breaches go, they don't get more vexing than this: 7 million compromised accounts that protected passwords...