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Mirai botnet masterminds helping FBI to avoid jail time

Mirai botnet creators avoid prison time by assisting FBI as part of their sentencing Remember the three young hackers who were sentenced in December last year for creating and spreading Mirai botnet that took over about 500,000 IoT devices and caused a DDoS attack? The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday sentenced […]

Mirai Botnet: Three US Men Plead Guilty Connected To 2016 Cyberattacks

Three men behind some of the biggest DDoS attacks in history plead guilty for creating code that crashed internet A former Rutgers University student and two other men pleaded guilty to creating a “botnet” known as Mirai that paralyzed major websites in massive 2016 cyber-attacks. Paras Jha, 21, of Fanwood, pleaded […]