Homeland Security warns of ‘BrickerBot’ malware

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April 19, 2017
Homeland Security warns of ‘BrickerBot’ malware that destroys unsecured internet-connected devices
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Reminiscent of the Mirai botnet that brought down large swathes of the US internet last year, this new malware targets poorly-secured Internet of Things devices and renders them useless.
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