Creators of the Mirai IoT Botnet Plead Guilty for Roles in Cyber-Attacks

Creators of the Mirai IoT Botnet Plead Guilty for Roles in Cyber-Attacks

Three individuals plead guilty for their roles in Mirai cyber-attacks, as court documents provide new insight into how the IoT botnet operated. Three of the individuals that were behind the Mirai internet of things (IoT) botnet attack have pleaded guilty for their roles in the attacks that crippled parts of the internet in late 2016. Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman pleaded guilty for their roles in the Mirai IoT botnet cyber-attacks on Dec. 5, according to Department of Justice documents unsealed on Dec. 12. The Mirai botnet comprised of over 300,00 IoT devices that were infected with […]