Why IoT devices are powering affordable ‘DDoS-for-hire’ services
Opinion For as long as there has been cyber crime, there have been illegal exploit kits for sale.
Sure, these vary from the elementary to the advanced, but the malicious tools needed to commit cyber crime, theft, hacktivism or participate in run-of-the-mill online havoc are only a click away.
But the raw power, scale and sophistication for sale via those clicks is growing at unprecedented rates. The catalyst for this momentum is, yet again, unsecured Internet of Things (IoT) devices. This is known as the