This handbook is a study of the original Mirai attack vectors and some of its variants. Each of the attacks is dissected in a lab environment, allowing the reader to discover the flexibility of each one.
Over half of all internet traffic is generated by bots — some legitimate, some malicious. Competitors and adversaries alike deploy “bad” bots that leverage different methods to achieve nefarious objectives. This includes account takeover, scraping data, denying available inventory and launching denial-of-service attacks with the intent of stealing data or causing service disruptions.