It comes as no surprise that IoT botnets are becoming problematic, and the situation will only worsen. As soon as the Mirai source code was posted online back in late 2016, attackers were making custom modifications to it in order to meet their required objectives.

I’ll be presenting on “Breaking into Embedded Devices and IoT Security” at BSides London 2018 next week, 6 June, 15:15-16:00, talking about Mirai, as well as some other IoT attack examples. Further details can be found here: