Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday November 07, 2016

Largest DDoS Attack Ever Pulled Off By Bored Teens?

That huge DDoS attack on Dyn last month was pulled off by bored teens? Imagine how bored they will be in jail. Ugh, kids these days.

"Kids," said Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer with security firm F-Secure. "Kids who have the capability and don’t know what to do with it." "The source code that was released could have been written by a high school student, a smart high school student, but a high school student nonetheless," security expert Rob Graham said after examining the malware used in the attacks. "It wasn’t particularly sophisticated."