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Wednesday, 02 November 2016 11:37

New IoT botnet works at a rapid speed

A researcher going by the handle unixfreakjp says a new botnet aimed at Internet-of-Things devices known as Linux/IRCTelnet has already infected 3500 devices in the space of five days.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 16:06

XOR Linux botnet being used for DDoS attacks

Content delivery specialist Akamai has detected a botnet of compromised Linux systems that is being used to perform heavy-duty DDoS attacks.

Published in Security

In a novel twist on cold calling, an Internet-connected fridge has been discovered as part of a botnet sending over 750,000 spam e-mails.

Published in Internet of Things



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