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We’ve had WannaCry, but Persirai hijacks your IP cameras

We’ve had WannaCry, but Persirai hijacks your IP cameras

Written by on May 15, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Trend Micro has discovered a new attack on internet-based IP cameras and recorders powered by a new Internet of Things (IOT) bot dubbed PERSIRAI. A new Persirai Internet of Things (IoT) botnet has targeted over 1,000 different models of vulnerable IP cameras and is using the hijacked devices to carry out DDoS attacks. Over 122,000 […]

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Deutsche Telekom router attack part of much larger worldwide campaign

Deutsche Telekom router attack part of much larger worldwide campaign

Written by on November 30, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A cyber attack that infected nearly 1 million routers used to access Deutsche Telekom internet service was part of a campaign targeting web-connected devices around the globe, the German government and security researchers said on Tuesday. The revelation from the German Office for Information Security, or BSI, stoked fears of an increase […]

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Scary stuff: Akamai examines the extent of the Mirai threat

Scary stuff: Akamai examines the extent of the Mirai threat

Written by on November 29, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The open-source Mirai malware that shocked the technology sector a few weeks ago has been studied by Akamai in its latest State of the Internet report. It’s bad news for the world, as Akamai suggests that adapted versions of Mirai will embrace the more common reflective DDoS attack vectors to cripple web infrastructure. With the […]

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