This week, two separate victims suffered from huge distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that appear to come from hijacked Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Both attacks allegedly broke previous records as far as sustained network traffic. Watch today’s Byte to learn more about these attacks, and the implications of hijacked IoT devices and enormous DDoS capabilities.
Episode Runtime: 3:52
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CrJgjpOAJo
- Krebs hit with a 620Gbps DDoS attack – Krebs on Security
- European webhost claims a 1Tbps DDoS from IoT – PC Authority