By Dawn Armfield [CC0], via Unsplash

There’s a threat to the entire Internet lurking in the devices you may have in your home. Hackers are using networks of exploited and hacked Internet Of Things (IOT) devices (cameras, thermostats, lights, etc.) to direct overwhelming attacks at sites and services on the Internet. While this may not seem like a threat to you personally, it actually endangers everyone that uses the Internet (and even those who don’t). Join us and find out more about this threat. Recorded 10/11/2016.

 

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Mike & Matt's Recommended Reading:  

Why the silencing of KrebsOnSecurity opens a troubling chapter for the ‘Net, by Dan Goodin (Ars Technica, 09/23/2016)

IOT Devices Being Increasingly Used For DDoS Attacks, by Symantec (09/22/2016, via Ars Technica article above)

Brian Krebs' KrebsOnSecurity site

Episode 42 - Targeted!!, one of our earlier episodes, where we talked about some of Brian Krebs' reporting (02/06/2014)

Episode 305 - Media Hacks, our episode with Johnny Xmas and Lesley Carhart, on information security and media (09/20/2016)

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Image Credit: By Dawn Armfield [CC0], via Unsplash