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Check Point warns of 'vast' new IoT botnet

by Shaun Waterman • 1 day ago

Check Point Technologies sees a botnet coming that could cause more damage than Mirai.

A reversal? Large-scale DDoS attacks take recent dip

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Massive denial of service attacks were largely missing from the internet this summer.

Why a 'super-Mirai' attack never happened

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

A large network of corporate IoT devices that was gathered to launch a massive DDoS attack. Then whomever created it the network decided against using it.

Malware that bricks insecure IoT devices might be anti-botnet vigilante tool

by Shaun Waterman • 6 months ago

A new variety of malicious software is capable of attacking and effectively destroying insecure connected Internet of Things devices, using the same security flaws exploited by the notorious Mirai botnet, a researcher says.

New bill would push for cybersecurity improvements at 911 call centers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

Old threats transition to new threats as 911 prepares to enter the 21st century.

FCC abandons plans for rules on IoT cybersecurity

by Shaun Waterman • 11 months ago

The first word of the proposed IoT cyber rule comes as the agency announces officials have stopped work on it.

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