Three years after the Mirai botnet launched some of the biggest denial of service attacks ever seen, DDoS is a bigger problem and ever. Even worse: we stand on the made up of webcams and other Internet of things as technologies like 5G bring greater bandwidth to connected endpoints. In this podcast, we speak with Hardik Modi, the senior director of threat intelligence at the firm NetScout Systems* about the lessons from his company’s latest threat intelligence report.
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Attacks against smart devices are surging, with both old and new threats targeting connected devices that remain largely unsecured, according to researchers at Kaspersky Lab.
BitDefender has identified a new fast-spreading IoT botnet called Hide and Seek that has the potential to perform information theft for espionage or extortion.