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Malware from Friday’s DDoS attack continues to harass in short bursts

28
Oct
2016
Malware from Friday’s DDoS attack continues to harass in short bursts

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It’s still unclear who pulled off Friday’s massive internet disruption, but the malware largely responsible for the cyber attack has since assaulted new targets — possibly including video gamers.

Since last Friday, botnets created by the Mirai malware have been launching distributed denial-of-service attacks at seemingly random targets, in short bursts, according to a security researcher who goes by the name MalwareTech.

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