You can now buy a Mirai-powered botnet on the dark web

“Since many of the devices Mirai infects have hard-coded passwords which can’t be changed, anyone with the right skills can create their own botnet for free with the leaked Mirai source code,” said Mark Turnage, CEO of darknet intelligence firm OWL Cybersecurity, “this is very low-hanging fruit where a seller is being entirely opportunistic about the leaked Mirai source code.” Read more about the Mirai-powered botnet being offered for sale on the darknet.