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Hacker Admits to Mirai Attack Against Deutsche Telekom

Hacker Admits to Mirai Attack Against Deutsche Telekom

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A hacker that goes by the name “BestBuy” admitted to a German court on Friday that he was behind an attack last year that knocked close to 1 million customers of German ISP Deutsche Telekom offline.

The suspect is a 29-year old British man who is only identified as “Daniel K.” He was arrested Feb. 22 by the British National Crime Agency at the request of Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office. Daniel K. pleaded guilty to masterminding the attacks that used Mirai malware to hijack routers, surveillance cameras and baby monitors and carry out denial of service attacks.

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