Kaspersky: IoT malware attacks have more than doubled over the past year
Security experts at Kaspersky report the number of IoT malware attacks have more than doubled over the past year.
Kaspersky monitor attacks with a ‘honeypot’ of insecure devices which imitate IoT devices. In 2016, the company detected 3,219 samples of different malware. As of May this year, Kaspersky’s honeypot caught 7,242 samples.
The rapidly increasing number of IoT devices around the globe has always been expected to be a prime target for cybercriminals. As we saw in the record-breaking...