Internet of Things based DDoS attacks to rise in 2017: Report | The Indian Express

Cybercriminals will use distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in 2017 to extend their reach as there are now several Internet of Things (IoT) devices containing outdated codes and operating with well known vulnerabilities, a global security firm warned on Monday.

According to Sophos, global network and endpoint security firm, financial infrastructure is at greater attack risk as the use of targeted “phishing” and “whaling” continues to grow.

Source: Internet of Things based DDoS attacks to rise in 2017: Report | The Indian Express

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