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Information Age, December 1st, 2016
December 1, 2016,
Volume 225, Issue 5

"2017 is set to feature new attacks on internet infrastructure and advancements in Internet of Things security

One of 2016's key events in the tech world was the massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in October that brought many of the internet's most heavily trafficked sites to their knees.

There were two main takeaways from the event. Firstly, DNS infrastructure is highly vulnerable. And secondly, the growing proliferation of cheap, connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices - webcams, Wi-Fi speakers, wearables etc. - is making it far easier for cybercriminals to launch massive DDoS attacks..."

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