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Satori Botnet

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In light of thenewsthat a huge IoT botnet that has emerged called ‘Satori’ which has already infected over 280,000 IP addresses in just 12 hours, and has taken hundreds of thousands of home routers hostage, Rodney Joffe, SVP and Fellow,Neustar, a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services provides an insight below.

Rodney Joffe, SVP and Fellow at Neustar:

“As the number of devices connected to the internet continues to rapidly expand, so do the mass of vulnerabilities associated with the IoT. The sheer volume and complexity of these devices has opened a large window for targeted attacks, compromising the security and safety of household items, such as home routers.”

“To successfully mitigate these botnet’s, there needs to be a greater understanding of how to safeguard the realm of the IoT, and everything it encompasses. While consumers are busying themselves with a brand new...(continued)

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