Check Point warns of 'vast' new IoT botnet
Check Point Technologies sees a botnet coming that could cause more damage than Mirai.
A reversal? Large-scale DDoS attacks take recent dip
Massive denial of service attacks were largely missing from the internet this summer.
Why a 'super-Mirai' attack never happened
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
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
Old threats transition to new threats as 911 prepares to enter the 21st century.
FCC abandons plans for rules on IoT cybersecurity
The first word of the proposed IoT cyber rule comes as the agency announces officials have stopped work on it.