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"

Chris Baker

Manager of Monitoring and Analytics, Dyn