News & Comment:Hide ‘N Seek: From Home Routers to Smart Home Insecurities

Hide ‘N Seek: From Home Routers to Smart Home Insecurities

Hide ‘N Seek: From Home Routers to Smart Home Insecurities

In this report we will take a look at HNS evolution and how it was able to add exploits on a regular basis over the past several months without making headlines.…

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COMMENT:

Sean Newman, Director Product Management, Corero Network Security:

“The continued evolution of the Hide ‘N Seek botnet, gathering up new IoT vulnerabilities which enable it to ensnare devices from an ever-expanding list of manufacturers, illustrates the extent to which attackers are now able to construct these damaging botnets.  And the worrying thing is, that they no longer need to rely on the simplistic password brute-forcing of the original Mirai botnet.  Organizations need to ensure they are prepared against the potential uses for these botnets, including the damaging DDoS attacks they can launch.”

 

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