DDoS Enters the Terabit Era: A Round-up of New Year Predictions for 2017 (Part 2)

Turning to our predictions concerning the technical side of DDoS attacks in 2017, there was near unanimity over the escalating threat from insecure Internet of Things (IoT) devices. As we found at the tail end of 2016, large scale DDoS attacks are being facilitated by IoT botnets running the Mirai malware system (for example, the 21st October Dyn attack).

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