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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 07:07 PM

Brickerbot botnet, the thingbot that permanently destroys IoT devices

April 8, 2017  By Pierluigi Paganini

Security researchers have spotted a new threat dubbed Brickerbot botnet that causes permanent damage to Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
Months ago we anticipated the possible spike in the number of IoT botnets, at the beginning it was Mirai, but later other dangerous thingbot appeared in the wild such as the Leet Botnet and the Amnesia botnet.

Read the whole story at:
http://securityaffai...botnet-iot.html