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CCTV Botnets Make DDoS Attacks

Posted on October 13th, 2016.

Recent reports showed that attackers are leveraging the vulnerability of CCTV for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Octave Klaba, founder and CTO of OVH, reported via his Twitter account that for days, OVH became victim to multiple DDoS attacks. “Last days, we got lot of huge DDoS. Here, the list of “bigger that...



A 25,000+ CCTV Botnet Army is Launching DDoS Attacks

Posted on June 28th, 2016.

Over 25,000 digital video recorders and CCTV cameras have been compromised by attackers who are using the devices to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks targeting websites. Cybersecurity firm Sucuri has revealed details of a curious case of a DDoS attack, one which targeted “a small brick and mortar jewelry shop”. The...

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