back to article Mirai malware infects routers and cameras for new botnet

Akamai has uncovered two zero-day bugs capable of remote code execution, both being exploited to distribute the Mirai malware and built a botnet army for distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The perpetrators of the campaign have not been identified, but it is known that the zero-days target routers and network video …

  1. FlamingDeath Silver badge

    Give yourself an uppercut

    While I agree, the reality is people are lazy, ignorant, and generally not engaging the brain as often as they should.

    The fix here is to not design an iOT where security is not enabled by default.

    A lot of the time, the business just wants to minimise support requests from their customers because those customers cannot be arsed to RTFM

    People still use the same password across multiple online services, the writing has been on the wall for a while now.

    Did I mention people are lazy and ignorant?

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