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Here are the 61 passwords that powered the Mirai IoT botnet

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    Default usernames and passwords have always been a massive problem in IT. These days, the consumer technology that envelops the Internet of Things (IoT) has only made the problem larger.

    Default credentials, which are ignored or too difficult for some people to change, behind the development of a botnet that took part in the largest DDoS attack on record.

    The usernames and passwords below were used to enable the Mirai botnet, which is powered by IoT technology. The botnet hit Brian Krebs with traffic topping out at 620Gbps, but it's also been linked to a DDoS against OVH (799Gbps).

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