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News Internet of Things bracing for Mirai botnet expansion

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 3 Oct 2016.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. theshadow2001

    theshadow2001 [DELETE] means [DELETE]

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    Insecurity of Things
     
  3. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees Nebuchadnezzar's fixit man.

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    Manufacturers: "Who cares about security, look at all the money we are making."
     
  4. Locknload

    Locknload Jolly Good Egg

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    Government: Who cares about security, look at all the money and uncontrolled access to peoples lives we farm?

    :rock::duh::duh:
     
  5. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    It should make those driverless cars they are developing real interesting.
     
  6. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    IIRC, haven't hackers already demonstrated that driverless cars are rather vulnerable?

    Yup, here is an example. Others include being able to disable brakes, control accelerators on 4x4's, cars and HGVs! OK, so sometimes physical access is needed... but I doubt it'll be long after wifi-in-engines that such hacks will be possible remotely...
     

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