The Hacker Who Took Down a Country

Kit Chellel reports:

The attack against Liberia began in October 2016. More than a half-million security cameras around the world tried to connect to a handful of servers used by Lonestar Cell MTN, a local mobile phone operator, and Lonestar’s network was overwhelmed. Internet access for its 1.5 million customers slowed to a crawl, then stopped.

Read more about Daniel Kaye — and the story is very detailed — on BloombergQuint.com.

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