botwars Archive

The clumsy, amateurish IoT botnet has now infected devices in virtually all of the world's countries

Mirai, the clumsily written Internet of Things virus that harnessed so many devices in an attack on journalist Brian Krebs that it overloaded Akamai, has now spread to devices in either 164 or 177 countries — that is, pretty much everywhere with reliable electricity and internet access. Imperva, a company that provides protection to websites against Distributed Denial of Service …

Your In America, an anti-racist Twitter account devoted to Muphry's Law

Muphry’s Law predicts that “if you write anything criticising editing or proofreading, there will be a fault in what you have written.” Buzzfeed’s Your In America account watches the Twitter firehose for people posting some variation on “Speak English your in America!!” and corrects their your/you’re usage, with a sarcastic quip. It’s solid fucking gold. report this ad I’m the “Honourary Steward” …