Is the Internet of Things impossible to secure?

Device manufacturers can no longer afford to take a back seat when it comes to IoT security. The use of Internet of Things (IoT) technology is growing rapidly as more consumers and businesses recognise the benefits offered by smart devices. The range of IoT hardware available is huge, including everything from smart doorbells and connected …

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Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for DDoS Attacks, Firearm Charges

A New Mexico man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on dozens of organizations and for firearms-related charges. John Kelsey Gammell, 55, used several so-called booter services to launch cyberattacks, including VDoS, CStress, Inboot, Booter.xyz, and IPStresser. His targets included former employers, business competitors, companies that refused …

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Danish Railway Company DSB Suffers DDoS Attack

Danish rail travelers found buying a ticket difficult yesterday, following a DDoS attack on the railway company DSB. DSB has more than 195 million passengers every year but, as reported by The Copenhagen Post, the attack on Sunday made it impossible for customers to purchase a ticket via the DSB app, on the website, at …

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