"The Reaper" Botnet (Preview) - "Botnets" consist of vast networks of thousands and even millions of computers that have been infected with malware, enslaving them to do someone's dirty work. - donttellmehowtoruinmylife.com/2017/10/27/digital-vandalization/amp/
The "Mirai" botnet was used to launched a "distributed denial of service" or DDoS attack. The New York Times, Twitter, and Netflix.
The “Reaper” aka “IoTroop” — that spreads via security holes in IoT software and hardware (netgear, dlink, etc) . And there are indications that over a million organizations may be affected already.