How one person can take down the internet

Yesterday, there was a major DDOS attack from over 500,000 devices that grinded many websites to a halt. The saddest part about this  story was how simple of a script that imparted so much damage. 

All one needs to do is set up a script (see below) that will enable a bot to search and establish an unencrypted connection of Telecom devices. If they got a response, they would try to login with this list 60 of combination of usernames and passwords: 

Source code.

They then used these 500,000 devices to overwhelm  the servers. 

 

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