Hackers Are Selling Botnets and Stolen ‘Fortnite’ Accounts Over Instagram
As hacking and gaming communities continue to intersect, some hackers are selling access to botnets and likely stolen Fortnite, Spotify, and other online accounts on Instagram.
A New Internet of Things Botnet Originated on 'Grand Theft Auto' Servers
Attackers said “God’s wrath will be employed against the IP that you provide us.”
The Hackers Behind Some of the Biggest DDoS Attacks in History Plead Guilty
Three men plead guilty to being the creators and operators of the Mirai botnet.
At Least 1.65 Million Computers Are Mining Cryptocurrency for Hackers So Far This Year
2017 is on track to easily beat 2016.
This Russian Vending Machine Will Sell You Fake Instagram Likes
100 likes will cost you just $.89.
Mining Bitcoin With Toasters Is the Dumbest Use of the Mirai Botnet
Locky Ransomware Hackers Are On Extended Vacation For Some Reason
For mysterious reasons, one of the most successful and dreaded ransomware campaigns has been dormant for weeks.
Internet of Things Hackers Target Anti-Spam Service—And Fails To Take It Down
The hacker who’s been claiming a monopolistic control over the Mirai botnet tried to take down the well-known anti-spam Spamhaus.
Wannabe Hackers Are Willing to Pay To Learn How To Use the Mirai Botnet
Everyone wants to try the new shiny malware that can take down websites.
You Could Be Mining This Cryptocurrency Without Knowing It
Hackers are cashing in on Zcash.
Hacker Claims To Push Malicious Firmware Update to 3.2 Million Home Routers
One of the hackers who’s trying to monopolize the Internet of Things botnet Mirai found a new way to build a massive botnet.
Hackers Say Knocking Thousands of Brits Offline Was an Accident
The hackers who built a new, improved, Mirai botnet strike again, knocking thousands of British internet users offline—by mistake.