EXCLUSIVE: You may think you know the story of the Mirai botnet–the website-killing monster that shut down massive parts of the internet in 2016–but you really don’t.
Not until you’ve heard it from the perspective of the three teen hackers who built the tools that made Mirai possible, gave up control of it, and then watched with excitement and horror as their digital monster snapped the backbone of the internet.
And as if that wasn’t weird enough, all three of them ended up working at the FBI for the very agent who hunted them down in the first place. So tap the 🔗 in our bio and strap in, you’re about to go on a wild ride through one of the biggest events in modern cybersecurity lore.
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