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Mirai Victim Dyn Joins Team to Take Down Android Botnet WireX

In-brief: Managed DNS firm Dyn, a victim of the Mirai botnet, got its revenge: taking part in a coordinated takedown of WireX, a botnet of compromised Android devices, according to an announcement Monday.

Bad Neighborhoods Predict Which Computers Turn To Crime, Also

  In-brief: ¬†The ‘bad neighborhoods’ effect applies to bots, too, according to the firm Recorded Future, which says that it can¬†identify computers that are likely to be involved in botnets, even before they are, based on their neighborhood.