Attack Of The Zombie Webcams: DDoS Attacks And The Insecure IoT

Law360, New York (November 14, 2016, 4:16 PM EST) -- Laura E. Jehl

Jonathan E. Meyer

Sonja S. Carlson Across the United States, Oct. 21 found millions of Americans frustrated as their email systems failed or their web connections slowed to near-uselessness. A distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on domain name service (DNS) provider Dyn brought many networks to their knees, temporarily taking down or slowing top destinations like Twitter, Amazon, Netflix and Spotify. This DDoS attack used a malware strain known as "Mirai" that leverages hacked internet of things devices. The Oct. 21 Dyn attack, together with other recent massive attacks — including those targeting blogger Brian Krebs' website, Olympic websites, and...

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