BrickerBot: Do “Good Intentions” Justify the Means—or Deliver Meaningful Results?

blog / Dec 28, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jan 23, 2018)

by Justin Shattuck

Most security researchers have good intentions, but ethics must play a central role in the decisions they make.

"Cry 'Havoc' and Let Loose the Thingbots of War!"

blog / Aug 17, 2017 (MODIFIED: Sept 21, 2017)

by Lori MacVittie

Gray hats might have good intentions launching their “vigilante” botnets, but are they really helping us win the war against Death Star-sized thingbots?

The Hunt for IoT: The Rise of Thingbots

report / Aug 09, 2017 (MODIFIED: Dec 21, 2017)

by Sara Boddy, Justin Shattuck

With “thingbots” now launching Death Star-sized DDoS attacks, hosting banking trojans, and causing physical destruction, all signs point to them becoming the attacker infrastructure of the future.

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