IoT Devices Common Thread in Colossal DDoS Attacks | A10 Community

Two recent DDoS attacks are being ranked as among the largest ever, and they both have one thing in common: they leveraged Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

A pair of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against high-profile targets last week rank among the largest DDoS attacks on record. And a common thread has emerged: these attacks are leveraging botnets comprising hundreds of thousands of unsecured Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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