How Hackers Used Smart Household Devices To Launch A Massive Online Attack

In a worrying change of tactics, hackers have used the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) to launch an online distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the DNS service ‘Dyn’ with global consequences. Domestic ‘Smart’ Household Devices Used. Although DDoS attacks using botnets are certainly not uncommon, the fact that this latest attack used smart household […]

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