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IoT malware behind record DDoS attack is now available to all hackers

Lucian Constantin | Oct. 4, 2016
The Mirai trojan enslaved over 380,000 IoT devices, its creator claims

The release of Mirai's source code is very likely to lead to the creation of more IoT botnets, and it wouldn't be the first time. In early 2015 the source code for LizardStresser, a DDoS bot for Linux systems written by the infamous Lizard Squad attacker group, was released online. As of June this year, security researchers had identified over 100 botnets built using malware based on LizardStresser.


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