Smart Devices are Simple When it Comes to Cybersecurity

CBR ONLINE | 14 November 2016

RedSeal CTO, Dr Mike Lloyd, on the thing about things – with some pizza on the side

The Mirai strain of malware has focused a lot of attention on the Internet of Things, after a Mirai-infected botnet of IoT devices was used to cripple large parts of the Internet on Oct 21st.  Huge numbers of simple Internet-connected devices (cameras, home routers, baby monitors, etc) were used to flood the infrastructure of a service provider called Dyn, causing collateral damage to a wide array of other dependent websites.