Do you know what a botnet is? Does the name Mirai ring a bell?
I’ll tell you about it.
A botnet is a network of zombie devices that have been infected by malware, devices that are ready to be used for some illicit activity.
Mirai was a botnet that infected IoT devices. It brought hundreds of thousands of IoT devices under its control, which was used to launch an attack against a US college. Leaving it without service for 54 hours. It is one of the most important attacks in the history of the Internet.
The question is: How can we prevent our IoT devices from being susceptible to such attacks?
Watch the video to find out!