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The Mirai Botnet, Tip of the IoT Iceberg

Shared by Mahesh Prabhu | 0 180 6 | about 7 months ago

The Mirai botnet is malware designed to take control of the BusyBox systems that are commonly used in IoT devices. BusyBox software is a lightweight executable capable of running several Unix tools in a variety of POSIX environments that have limited resources, making it an ideal candidate for IoT devices. It appears the DDoS attacks of October 21 have been identified as sourced from XiongMai Technologies IoT equipment.IoT devices have proliferated at a rapid pace, and anyone that can take

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