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University DDoS attack leads to $8.6 million fine, house arrest for New Jersey man

by Zaid Shoorbajee

Paras Jha is one of the masterminds behind the Mirari botnet, which has been used in several large-scale attacks.

Former Dyn exec spins up IoT security startup to avoid the next Mirai

by Zaid Shoorbajee

Minim is a platform that fingerprints and monitors IoT devices in the home, specifically for threats and vulnerabilities that make attacks like Mirai possible.

Three men plead guilty for roles in Mirai botnet empire, court documents show

by Chris Bing

The defendants, Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman, were all labeled co-conspirators by the Department of Justice.

Congresswoman hopeful on IoT security legislation

by Shaun Waterman

Authors of draft legislation to impose security standards on Internet of Things devices purchased by the federal government are in listening mode as they gather stakeholder comments and input, a senior Democratic congresswoman said Thursday.

A reversal? Large-scale DDoS attacks take recent dip

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Massive denial of service attacks were largely missing from the internet this summer.

After Dyn cyberattack, lawmakers seek best path forward

by Chris Bing

More than three weeks after a massive distributed denial of service, or DDoS-style attack, disrupted America’s internet — downing major properties like Twitter and eBay for several hours — lawmakers took to Capitol Hill Wednesday to explore how the nation should move forward.