Exposing IoT Weaknesses – Before your consumer products unwittingly join a malicious DDoS Botnet

The Mirai botnet was used to carry out a DDoS attack in late October against one of the Internet’s domain name service (DNS) providers, Dyn, resulting in an Internet disruption for many.  It wasn’t the first time this botnet, comprised of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, was used in a DDoS attack… 

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This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by Jack Walsh, ICSA Labs. Read the original post at: ICSA Labs Security Testing Blog