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This Web-based Tool Checks if Your Network Is Exposed to Mirai

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Nov
2016
This Web-based Tool Checks if Your Network Is Exposed to Mirai

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Users can now check whether their network is exposed to Mirai, one of the most prolific botnets to have targeted Internet of Things (IoT) devices this year.

The botnet was initially detailed in early September, but it became more popular in early October, when its author released the source code online. The malware, designed to harness the power of insecure IoT devices to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, had been previously used in massive incidents targeting Brian Krebs’ blog and hosting provider OVH.

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