3 Key Points about The DDOS attack by the Mirai botnet on Dyn

Interesting infographic on the DDOS attacks that caused internet outages across the world.

3 Key Points about the DDOS attack :

  • The DDOS attacks were triggered by IOT connected DVRs and Cameras
  • The DVRs and cameras were compromised by poor default passwords
  • Botnets such as the Mirai botnet are still present that can make a DDOS attack on any site
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