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Last week’s record-breaking Internet attack came from 100,000 enslaved Web devices

Last Friday’s cyberattack, which took down Twitter, Netflix, Reddit, and other popular websites for hours across the country, originated from 100,000 Web-enabled devices harnessed together by a malicious software program. That’s the conclusion of Dyn, the New Hampshire company that manages a significant portion of the Internet’s infrastructure and was the target of the attack. “This […]