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Tag: Mirai

An unusually Swift(tay) malware delivery tactic

While doing some background research into recent reporting by Dr Web on a newly identified version of Mirai, we made an interesting discovery. VirusTotal behavioural analyses for the Windows Mirai hashes provided by Dr Web indicated that each sample used HTTP GET requests to download text files from three subdomains on what appeared to be […]

10 Ways You Can Prepare for DDoS Attacks in 2017

At the end of last month, we published a paper that forecasted the DDoS landscape for 2017. By using the cone of plausibility, we were able to confront our current assumptions and assess the different ways in which denial of service poses threats to organizations in 2017. Since the Mirai source code was released by […]