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IoT, DDoS, and the DNS: Development Models for a Hostile Internet

Location: Salon B
April 18th, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

This talk will provide an overview of the internet of things (IoT) distributed denial of service (DDoS) landscape. The number of known vulnerable devices continues to grow and, with it, a potential platform for malicious activity is also expanding. At the end of October 2016, Dyn was the target of a DDoS attack fueled by compromised devices distributed around the world. By November, bot herders were already seeking new devices populations via TR-064 & TR-069 protocol vulnerabilities. In December, the Java API for Remote Method Invocation (RMI) was added to the mix. Vulnerabilities and devices, details aside, are the "how"
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Chris Baker

Manager of Monitoring and Analytics, Dyn