December 6, 2016

Researchers Find Fresh Fodder for IoT Attack Cannons

This post was originally published on this siteNew research published this week could provide plenty of fresh fodder for Mirai, a malware strain that enslaves poorly-secured Internet of Things (IoT) devices for use in powerful online attacks. Researchers in Austria have unearthed a pair of backdoor accounts in more than 80 different IP camera models made by Sony Corp. Separately, Israeli security experts have discovered trivially exploitable weaknesses in nearly a half-million white-labeled IP camera models that are not currently sought out by Mirai. A Sony IPELA camera. Image: Sony. In a blog post published today, Austrian security firm SEC Consult said it found […]