Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#1678 Test-run DDoS attacks against Liberia cease
Intermittent DDoS attacks powered by the largest of the many Mirai-powered botnets targeting the African nation of Liberia have ceased today.

Researcher Kevin Beaumont who disclosed the attacks on Thursday said also that the domain controlling the attacker’s command and control infrastructure was disabled by registrar eNom; that domain pre-dates the DDoS attacks two weeks ago against Dyn.

While the attacks against Liberia have been shut down, they did this week periodically interrupt Internet service to the country and one mobile service provider told the IDG News Service that the attacks were “killing” its business and revenue.
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