Tags Mirai

Another Mirai variant used in attempted hacks on routers, switches

by Sean Lyngaas

Four years later, Mirai continues to haunt the internet.

Russian government hackers used office technology to try to breach privileged accounts

by Shannon Vavra

More bad news for private and public sector organizations nervous about the rise of connected devices.

Mirai offshoot offers 'greater firepower' for DDoS attacks, researchers warn

by Sean Lyngaas

Operators of the new variant have gone after devices that are popular with businesses, such as wireless presentation systems, according to Unit 42.

USB threat to industrial facilities comes into sharp focus with new Honeywell data

by Sean Lyngaas

A new study from Honeywell shows how USB drives can propagate advanced threats like Stuxnet and Trisis.

30 years ago, the world's first cyberattack set the stage for modern cybersecurity challenges

by Scott Shackelford

The very first cyberattack clogged up the nascent internet, halting digital communications. Now much bigger, the internet is still largely open to – and suffering regularly from – similar attacks.