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Those pesky minecrafters
« on: December 14, 2017, 08:55:44 PM »
https://www.wired.com/story/mirai-botnet-minecraft-scam-brought-down-the-internet/


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Re: Those pesky minecrafters
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2017, 10:33:00 PM »
Just saw this on Mozillas site.

This has to be the single most cool botnet I've ever heard of.. 901 Gbps of spam, and Akamai gave up completely.. It's their only job!

I obviously don't advocate for any of this, but it is certainly some freaking cool code.
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Re: Those pesky minecrafters
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2017, 11:00:36 PM »
It at one point in an attack hit 1.1 terabits a second!  That's absolutely insane traffic - there are going to be very few infrastructures (if any) that are built to handle that load.
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Re: Those pesky minecrafters
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2018, 02:46:56 PM »
Lol, I play Minecraft on Wii U.

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Re: Those pesky minecrafters
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2018, 10:23:25 AM »
A very interesting read... talk about insane power! :blink:

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