Sept 01, 2017 (MODIFIED: Oct 04, 2017)
Julia Karpin, Liron Segal, Maxim Zavodchik
As quickly as attackers commandeer IoT devices to build more “thingbots,” they continue to evolve their attack types and functionality.
Aug 09, 2017 (MODIFIED: Oct 17, 2017)
Sara Boddy, Justin Shattuck
With “thingbots” now launching Death Star-sized DDoS attacks, hosting banking trojans, and causing physical destruction, all signs are pointing to them becoming the attacker infrastructure of the future.
May 10, 2017 (MODIFIED: Aug 07, 2017)
With a growth rate of 1,473% in 2016, the hunt for vulnerable IoT devices rages on...
Nov 15, 2016 (MODIFIED: Jul 06, 2017)
A new DDoS attack vector that leverages LDAP for reflection-amplification attacks is seeing increased usage.
Oct 08, 2016 (MODIFIED: Jul 06, 2017)
Justin Shattuck, Sara Boddy
The latest evolution of cyber weapons is brought to you by the default passwords in Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
Oct 06, 2016 (MODIFIED: Jul 06, 2017)
The Mirai botnet has infected hundreds of thousands of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, specifically security cameras, by using vendor default passwords for Telnet access.
Jun 13, 2016 (MODIFIED: Jul 06, 2017)
DDoS attacks have been common since the late 2000s, but average attack peaks have increased to 100+ Gbps.
Jun 01, 2016 (MODIFIED: Jul 06, 2017)
Anonymous commoditizes well-known DDoS attacks by making easy-to-use tools, available to even the most unsophisticated user.
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