News Brief

Has Liberia Been Knocked Off Line? Not Exactly.

Liberia's internet has been attacked by the same malevolent hackers that shut down many American sites last month. What's going on?

The world is freaking out about a cyber attack that has shut down Liberia's internet multiple times over the last week. The perpetrator is something called a botnet. Named Mirai #14, this network has been flooding Liberia's minimal internet infrastructure with traffic, causing periodic jams.

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