In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, file photo, a computer screen shows a password attack in progress at the Norwich University computer security training program in Northfield, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
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A massive cyber attack targeting Liberia's single broadband link has taken the country's internet intermittently offline for the last week, web security experts said Friday.Using software called "Mirai", hackers deployed a network of infected computers known only as "Botnet 14" to repeatedly overload the country's broadband network, taking Liberia offline for minutes at a time, internet security expert Kevin Beaumont told AFP.The vast majority of Liberia's internet users access the web via smartphone, meaning they are unaffected by a targeted attack on broadband services.
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