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Friday, February 17 • 16:00 - 17:00
6b: Internet of Things (IoT) Botnets - Mirai and Beyond

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More and more electronic devices are used for automating all kind of things. Think of your car, light switches, watches, solar panel inverters, etc. A lot of these devices are IP enabled and in some way connected to the Internet. The Internet of Things (IoT) is that part of the Internet where devices communicate with each other instead of with humans.

This IoT can be used as an immense botnet for the good or the bad. This has been proven by the Mirai software which is used to launch the biggest DDoS'es we know of. Even firewalls are not enough to stop this kind of misuse. In this talk we dive into the principles of an IoT botnet, we take a look at the Mirai software and discuss what's beyond this ...


Pim van Stam

Co-owner, SvSnet
Pim is co-owner of SvSnet in the Netherlands. He is specialized in Internet networks and IT security. SvSnet is supporting Internet Providers with security related issues. They are managing the Dutch largest scrubbing center, NaWas (www.nawas.nl... Read More →

Friday February 17, 2017 16:00 - 17:00

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