Tag: Internet of Things (IoT)

Lessons From the Dyn DDoS Attack

Domain name provider Dyn suffered the largest DDoS attack in history on Oct. 21. DDoS is nothing new, but the attack highlights some alarming trends.

Medical IoT Devices Need Security Measures

While the Internet of Things (IoT)-enslaving distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attackers have hogged much of the public’s attention lately, the medical devices segment of the IoT has flown under the radar. The field is growing too quickly...

The IoT Landscape as an Attack Surface

Malware creators often borrow ideas from each other. We have historically seen clusters of malware each trying to do something in a functionally similar way. For example, the coding may change, but it’s still an SQL injection attack at the...