This huge cyber weapon is a sign of a growing internet crime trend

When a tremor wobbles the ground underneath your feet, it’s easy to keep your head down, keep typing, do whatever it is you were already doing. Perhaps someone just dropped something very heavy a ways away, that’s all. 

But if you do keep your head down and the tremor turns out to be more than that — if it turns out to be a sign of some greater calamity headed your way — it’s hard to blame anyone but yourself, right?

This is not a story about tremors, but it is perhaps a story about warning signs of a more dangerous internet, the latest of which involves a hacker or group of hackers offering to cripple the digital life of any website or organization or person to anyone who can afford

Read more at: http://mashable.com/2016/12/01/ddos-botnet-hacking-for-hire/