UK homes lose internet access after cyber-attack (theguardian.com).
“More than 100,000 people in the UK have had their internet access cut after a string of service providers were hit by what is believed to be a coordinated cyber-attack, taking the number affected in Europe up to about a million.”
Nothing particularly unusual about that you might think, botnet causing DDoS (webopedia.com) outage spread to devices—termed “zombified”—but, indeed, it’s what—as has been reported before—devices, and what operating system they are using that might give some a laugh considering it comes from a family supposedly not as susceptible OS evangelists will swear to you—although often with a “well it does but” caveat (Wikipedia)—to malware as say Micro$oft Windows, with the many, many years of market shade leaving such claims not really proven.
Note: This post has been moved to Blog due to length of extended updates.
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