IoT malware threats ballooned in 2018

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    IoT malware threats ballooned in 2018
    But the majority of exploits centre around weak credentials or unpatched software
    April 2, 2019

    https://www.itpro.co.uk/internet-of-things-iot/33371/iot-malware-threats-ballooned-in-2018
    F-Secure: IoT threats: Explosion of ‘smart’ devices filling up homes leads to increasing risks
    Report: IoT Threat Landscape (PDF - 1.88 MB): https://s3-eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/evermade-fsecure-assets/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01094545/IoT-Threat-Landscape.pdf
     
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    Kaspersky honeypots find 105 million attacks on IoT devices in first half of 2019
    The number of attacks on IoT devices in 2019 is nine times greater than the number found in the first half of 2018
    October 15, 2019
    https://www.techrepublic.com/articl...attacks-on-iot-devices-in-first-half-of-2019/
    Kaspersky: IoT: a malware story
    Press Release: Kaspersky Reports More Than 100 Million Attacks Hit Smart Devices in H1 2019
     
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