1. Cybercriminals taking advantage of weak security on IoT devices: Symantec

    Cybercriminals taking advantage of weak security on IoT devices: Symantec

    Previous Cybercriminals taking advantage of weak security on IoT devices: Symantec Cybercriminals are attacking IoT devices such as home networks, routers, modems, so that they can further carry out DDoS attacks on bigger profitable businesses. By IANS | Published: September 27, 2016 11:10 AM IST News Cyber security firm Symantec has found that cybercriminals are taking advantage of security shortcomings on Internet of Things (IoT) devices to spread malware and create zombie networks, or botnets, without the knowledge of their device owners. Symantec’s Security Response team has discovered that cybercriminals are hijacking home networks and everyday consumer connected devices ...

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