John McAfee: Massive DDoS attack on the internet was from smartphone botnet on popular app

Colin Johnston colinj at
Sat Dec 12 06:35:05 UTC 2015

saw a lot of bad traffic from china mobile more recently, hard to solve since abuse reports ignored.....

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> On 12 Dec 2015, at 06:18, Jay Ashworth <jra at> wrote:
> Is McAfee just talking to dry his teeth here? This isn't actually practical, is it? Carriers would notice, right?
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> Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

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