The Hunt for IoT: The Growth and Evolution of Thingbots Ensures Chaos

report / Mar 13, 2018 (MODIFIED: Mar 30, 2018)

by Sara Boddy, Justin Shattuck

IoT attacks show no signs of decreasing while infected IoT devices go un-remediated, and discovery of new thingbots is at a decade-long high.

Mirai is Attacking Again, So We’re Outing its Hilarious, Explicit C&C Hostnames

blog / Jan 04, 2018 (MODIFIED: Feb 21, 2018)

by David Holmes

With Mirai rearing its ugly head again, we’re revealing its C&C hostnames so organizations can update their blacklists and protect themselves.

Interview with the Experts: The Future of IoT Security through the Eyes of F5 Threat Researchers

blog / Oct 19, 2017 (MODIFIED: Nov 30, 2017)

by Debbie Walkowski

When it comes to IoT threats, we’re nowhere near being out of the woods yet; we’ve just barely entered the forest.

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.

THE HUNT FOR IoT: The Networks Building Death Star-Sized Botnets

report / May 10, 2017 (MODIFIED: Aug 07, 2017)

by Sara Boddy, Justin Shattuck

With a growth rate of 1,473% in 2016, the hunt for vulnerable IoT devices rages on...

DDoS's Newest Minions: IoT Devices (Volume 1)

report / Oct 08, 2016 (MODIFIED: Jul 06, 2017)

by Justin Shattuck, Sara Boddy

The latest evolution of cyber weapons is brought to you by the default passwords in Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Mirai: The IoT Bot that Took Down Krebs and Launched a Tbps Attack on OVH

article / Oct 06, 2016 (MODIFIED: Jul 06, 2017)

by Liron Segal

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.

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