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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 27 August 2017 - 04:04 PM

Leak of  >1,700 valid passwords could make the IoT mess much worse
List of unsecured devices lived in obscurity since June. Now, it's going mainstream.

Dan Goodin - Aug 25, 2017 7:40 pm UTC

Security researchers have unearthed a sprawling list of login credentials that allows anyone on the Internet to take over home routers and more than 1,700 "Internet of things" devices and make them part of a destructive botnet.

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https://arstechnica....ess-much-worse/

 

 



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Posted 27 August 2017 - 04:06 PM

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More than 1,700 valid Telnet credentials for IoT devices leaked online

Security researchers are warning of the availability online of a list of IoT devices and associated telnet credentials. The list has been available on Pastebin since June, but last week it was also shared via Twitter by the researcher Ankit Anubhav becoming...

August 26, 2017  By Pierluigi Paganini   Posted In  Breaking News  Hacking  Internet of Things  

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http://securityaffai...als-leaked.html

 



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Posted 27 August 2017 - 04:10 PM

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Race is On To Notify Owners After Public List of IoT Device Credentials Published

by Michael Mimoso August 26, 2017 , 8:20 am

Categories: IoT, Vulnerabilities    

A list of device IPs and credentials has gone viral since Thursday, kicking off an effort by researchers to notify the owners of these connected devices before they’re hacked.

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https://threatpost.c...blished/127661/