IBM X-Force: Mirai is increasingly targeting enterprise IoT devices
Researchers from IBM X-Force have found variants of the infamous IoT botnet Mirai are increasingly targeting enterprise devices.
Mirai caused havoc in 2016 when it was used to flood DNS provider Dyn with unprecedented amounts of traffic. Dyn’s downtime impacted some of the world’s most popular services including Twitter, Spotify, PlayStation Network, GitHub, Netflix, and Soundcloud.
There are more than 60 known variants of Mirai. Typically, these variants have sought to infect easily hackable...