Cyber Security

New Malware Deliberately Destroys Unsecured IoT Devices

“Cybersecurity experts are warning of a new type of malware strain that uses known default user credentials to attack unsecured Internet of Things (IoT) devices and destroy them, reports Bleeping Computer.

Discovered by cybersecurity firm Radware, BrickerBot has two versions – BrickerBot.1 and BrickerBot.2 – and was found to be active since March 20, targeting only Linux BusyBox-based devices with Telnet ports left open.”

Source: New Malware Deliberately Destroys Unsecured IoT Devices

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