A Mirai Botnet Postscript: Lessons Learned

Threatpost’s Tom Spring sits down with Flashpoint and Akamai to discuss how the two companies worked together to address the 2016 Mirai DDoS attacks.

The fall 2016 Mirai botnet compromised more than 300,000 IoT devices as part of a massive DDoS attack. After the crippling attack, Flashpoint and Akamai worked together with law enforcement to help bring those behind the botnet attack to justice.

Threatpost’s Tom Spring sits down with Flashpoint’s director of security research Allison Nixon, and Akamai’s senior engineer Chad Seaman, to discuss how the two worked together and what the industry has learned in the wake of the Mirai attacks.





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