Interview with CSO Online – The Mirai Botnet, Dyn DNS, And IoT Security

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RedTeam Security’s Jeremiah Talamantes was recently interviewed by CSO Online regarding a massive and sustained Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack on a number of high profile websites made possible with the help of hacked “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices in late October.

As you may recall, the attack was carried out through conduit by Dyn DNS via compromised Internet-facing CCTVs/DVRs impacting websites such as: Twitter, Amazon, Tumblr, Netflix, Spotify, and many others.

Please check out the article to learn more about how to prepare for such attacks.

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