Activity on a number of Dark Web hacker forums indicates that while people are downloading the Mirai malware source code, they need help setting it up.
Threatpost News Wrap, December 8, 2016
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the latest Linux bug, Sony closing backdoors in cameras, and Google’s new open source fuzzer.
New Call to Regulate IoT Security By Design
A D.C. think tank recommends regulations that mandate IoT security by design before attacks infiltrate critical infrastructure, financial and health care organizations.
News in brief: meals on robot wheels; Mirai blamed for new attacks; police bypass iPhone encryption
Your daily round-up of what else is in the news
Deutsche Telekom outage: Mirai botnet goes double-rogue
Silver lining! Close to 1 in 20 Deutsche Telekom customers avoided botnet infection because their routers got knocked offline instead.
IoT camera turned into a zombie in under two minutes
Even a security professional couldn’t stop his new IoT camera being turned into a zombie member of the Mirai botnet
Regulation May Be Best Answer to IoT Insecurity
Technologists, including Bruce Schneier, testifying before a House committee today on IoT security said that regulation could be the only answer to solving existing vulnerabilities.