Lightboard Lessons: Mirai Botnet and GRE Floods

The Mirai Botnet grabbed headlines at the end of last year when it used thousands of IoT devices to launch DDoS attacks on several targets. These attacks were larger than anything the Internet has ever seen.  While it's certainly newsworthy to discuss the Mirai Botnet in general, we wanted to dig a little deeper into one of the actual DDoS attack vectors used by this botnet.  So, in this video we talk about Mirai but we dig into GRE floods and how they work.  Enjoy!

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Published Feb 23, 2017
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