Chicom "Internet Of Things" Confirms No One Gives A Fuck About Securing "Internet Of Things"

Chinese electronics manufacturer Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology has admitted that weak security in its line of webcams and DVRs were the likely culprit for the DDoS attack that left a portion of the internet without service on Friday. The Mirai malware used in the attack likely took advantage of the fact that customers purchasing these products would fail to change their login details from the default settings, and as a result upwards of a half-million devices could be infected. A botnet powered by the same malware is suspected in the 665 Gbps attack that took down Brian Krebs website last month.

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