FBI: How We Stopped The Mirai Botnet Attacks
SearchSecurity, March 7th, 2019
March 7, 2019,
Volume 252, Issue 1

"The ultrapowerful Mirai botnet DDoS attacks of 2016 took people by surprise, but Elliott Peterson said it shouldn't have.

Peterson, an FBI special agent with the field office in Anchorage, Alaska, shared new details at RSA Conference 2019 about the Mirai botnet and the FBI's effort to stop the threat. The session, "Mirai Nikki: The Future of DDoS," offered a behind-the-scenes look at the investigation into the 2016 distributed denial-of-service attacks and the lessons learned..."

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