Reaping the Benefit? New Botnet Exploits IoT Security Flaws


Last year, the Mirai botnet wreaked havoc, using compromised Internet of Things (IoT) devices to take down large internet providers in North America and Europe with a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. While Mirai has largely faded from view, Bleeping Computer reported that a new threat named IoT_Reaper is exploiting specific IoT security flaws and has already infected more than 2 million devices worldwide.

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