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Former Dyn exec spins up IoT security startup to avoid the next Mirai

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

Minim is a platform that fingerprints and monitors IoT devices in the home, specifically for threats and vulnerabilities that make attacks like Mirai possible.

Mirai IoT botnet variant likely used in January DDoS attack against Dutch banks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

"This is the first time we have observed an IoT botnet being used since Mirai," researchers said.

Hacker exploits router zero-day vulnerability in efforts to build Mirai-like botnet

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

Just like the original Mirai attacks, this version traces back to the notorious HackForums.

Three men plead guilty for roles in Mirai botnet empire, court documents show

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

The defendants, Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman, were all labeled co-conspirators by the Department of Justice.

Two lawmakers want to give consumers a way to know if their IoT devices are secure

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 9 months ago

A new bill introduced on Friday aims to create a voluntary cybersecurity certification program to "independently identify, verify, and label compliant Internet-of-Things devices with strong cybersecurity standards."

Researchers warn of 'vast' new IoT botnet

by Shaun Waterman • 9 months ago

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

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