This botnet is the same or very close to being the same as the botnet used to attack Kerbs on Security web site. The internet of things has two huge cyber security problems to overcome, before it overcomes us all. One is that to make them cheap they have virtually no software or hardware defense against cyber attacks. Two, for ease of use to most households, they default to no security when they malfunction. Which means they come back up working in most cases with no security on them, and the home owner rarely even knows the change.
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