Minecraft

From Minecraft to Crippling the Internet

Minecraft is innocent enough, right? Many tales of wicked deeds sometimes have an unlikely, harmless beginning. Here is one such tale.

Even though it’s about something that happened way back in 2016 (a cyberattack on the DNS network^ that crippled the Internet for a majority of users in North America), this well-written cyberwar article is totally worth sharing in light of recent privacy and security scandals:

https://www.wired.com/story/mirai-botnet-minecraft-scam-brought-down-the-internet/^

For a more in-depth analysis of cyberwar and what it may entail, check my comprehensive article, Daring to Imagine Cyber Warfare^.

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