Big and bad: how the Mirai botnet pulls off its massive DDoS attacks

There has been much hand wringing, teeth gnashing and, yes, frantic typing over the mitigation. The solution is professional DDoS mitigation, a managed service that handles these logistics so site owners don’t have to, specifically cloud-based protection. Professional DDoS mitigation will employ granular traffic inspection that can spot malicious botnet traffic in even legitimate-seeming requests…


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