Researcher Claims He’s Identified a Co-creator of a Massive Internet of Things Botnet | MIT Technology Review

A security researcher claims to have established the identity of a programmer behind the code that carried out some recent crippling online attacks.Late last year, hundreds of thousands of connected devices were hacked and used to send debilitating surges of data to servers. These so-called Internet of things (IoT) botnets, made up of hardware such as Internet-connected cameras and broadband routers, were used to take down websites and Internet infrastructure. The most notable attack affected large swaths of the East Coast of the U.S.

Source: Researcher Claims He’s Identified a Co-creator of a Massive Internet of Things Botnet | MIT Technology Review

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