back to article Mirai botnet malware offspring graduates from uni, puts on a suit, slips into your enterprise

A descendant of the notorious Mirai Internet-of-Things botnet has apparently cast a wider net than its predecessors, potentially infecting systems normally found within enterprises. Earlier this month, researchers at Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 discovered and documented a fresh strain of Echobot, a botnet malware based on the …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    So now IoT can pwn your company

    It really seems time to declare a moratorium on this market and freeze sales of all IoT things until the makers can prove that they've understood that they need to think security before thinking product.

    It's also time for fusion to become useful, but I'm guessing the latter will happen way before the former.

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