F-Secure: IoT attacks doubled in 2018, devices are ‘easy prey’
Cybersecurity experts F-Secure have released a report which claims history may remember 2018 as the ‘turning point’ in IoT threats.
In 2018, the firm witnessed double the number of IoT threats as the previous year. The rapid proliferation of connected devices is making the IoT an ever more appetising target for hackers.
Here's the rapid growth in attacks since 2002 detected by F-Secure’s network of ‘honeypot’ servers: