Massive DDos Attack Led By Hacked Cameras & Other Devices

Massive DDos Attack Led By Hacked Cameras & Other Devices

    Last week, popular security and tech page KrebsOnSecurity went dark following a massive DDos attack. While the amount of data used to put KrebsonSecurity out was large, an even larger attack happened on French Web Hosting company OVH. The speed at which the data used to carry out the attack on OVH’s servers exceeded 1 terabyte per second. The distribution of data was carried out by a variety of “bot” devices such as security cameras and other “Internet of Things” network connected devices. Read more at ARSTechnica.

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