The cyberattack that took down Twitter, Netflix, Reddit and other websites for hours across the country, originated from 100,000 Web-enabled devices harnessed together by a malicious software program.
Automobiles are recalled for defects and if they fail inspection or smog tests, they're taken off the road. Why aren't we advocating the same level of oversight for our shared internet?
The cyberattack that took out huge portions of the Internet recently has now led to a major product recall. A Chinese firm says that weak default passwords on its devices were partly to blame for the attack.
A massive internet attack that paralyzed Twitter, Netflix and other services is being blamed on a specific kind of malware designed to harness the power of ordinary consumer devices.
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