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Reaper authors Chinese, possibly linked to cyberspy group 'Black Vine'

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

The group behind the Anthem hack may be tied to a new IoT botnet.

Don't fear the Reaper: Botnet 'easy to stop,' says security researcher

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

The new internet of things botnet, variously known as Reaper, IoT_Reaper or IoTroop, should be easy to stop if it ever attacks, because it uses fixed, hardcoded domain and internet addresses for its command and control, or C2, servers — meaning they can easily be cut off by service providers.

Researchers warn of 'vast' new IoT botnet

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

Check Point Technologies and Qihoo 360 see a botnet coming that could cause more damage than Mirai.

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