Stories by Reuters

Three plead guilty over Mirai botnet attacks

By Reuters | 14 December, 2017 09:00

A former Rutgers University student and two other men pleaded guilty to computer crimes related to the creation, sale and use of the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks.

Bitcoin nudges US$16,000

By Reuters | 08 December, 2017 10:57

​Bitcoin has rocketed to a lifetime high just shy of US$16,000 after climbing some 60 per cent over one week.