The zombie network was linked to a slew of malicious activity over the years, including pump-and-dump stock scams, fake pharmaceutical spam email, Russian dating scams, and ransomware.
The most devastating attack on the internet was motivated by the online computer game Minecraft.
Your internet-connected fridge may be making money for other people.
A leaked email says employees of the British health service had problems accessing the search engine.
The banks' websites were hit with cyberattacks by same botnet that caused major disruption to the internet in October.