Mirai—a notorious malware that’s been enslaving IoT devices—has competition.A rival piece of programming has been infecting some of the same easy-to-hack internet-of-things (IoT) products, with a resiliency that surpasses Mirai, according to security researchers.[ Expand your security career horizons with these essential certifications for smart security pros. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld’s Security Report newsletter. ]
“You can almost call it Mirai on steroids,” said Marshal Webb, CTO at BackConnect, a provider of services to protect against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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