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DDoS Attack Against Dyn Managed DNS > https://www.dynstatus.com/incidents/nlr4yrr162t8

Unprotected IoT devices killed the US Internet for hours > http://www.bitdefender.com/box/mirai-IOT-security-alert.html

Can Internet of Things be the New Frontier for Cyber Extortion? > http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/can-internet-of-things-be-the-new-frontier-for-cyber-extortion/


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Related:   Webcam firm recalls hackable devices after mighty Mirai botnet attack


Chinese electronic firm Hangzhou XiongMai (XM) says it will recall some of its IoT devices, including webcams, after claims that they were widely exploited by malicious hackers that launched a massive denial-of-service attack on Friday October 21st.

The distributed denial-of-service attack targeted domain name service Dyn, who confirmed this weekend in a statement that it was hit by a “sophisticated attack”, which included tens of millions of attacks from from IP addresses associated with Mirai, a botnet compromised of hijacked IoT devices.


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