Martijn Lammerts
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The Reigning King of IP Camera Botnets and its Challengers

8 June 2017

Early this month we discussed a new Internet of Things (IoT) botnet called Persirai (detected by Trend Micro as ELF_PERSIRAI.A), which targets over 1000 Internet Protocol (IP) camera models. Currently, through Shodan and our own research, we see that 64% of tracked IP cameras with custom http servers are infected with Persirai. But, because these cameras are such common targets, there is some competition between malware.

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The Reigning King of IP Camera Botnets and its Challengers

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What’s In Shodan? Analyzing Exposed Cyber Assets in the United States

15 February 2017

Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), the world is now much more connected. While IoT brings about many benefits and has made life easier for us, there are some important questions we still have to ask: is IoT also making the world a little less secure? More importantly, is IoT making us vulnerable to attackers?

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What’s In Shodan? Analyzing Exposed Cyber Assets in the United States

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Home Routers: Mitigating Attacks that can Turn them to Zombies

14 December 2016

With more households running smart devices that access the internet, the router is typically their only doorkeeper. And whether an end user has a laptop/desktop and router combo, or a miscellany of other devices connected to the network, the security risks are the same. Based on our research, home routers have been most susceptible to cross-site scripting (XSS) and PHP arbitrary code injection attacks, as well as being involved in carrying out DNS amplification attacks.

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Home Routers: Mitigating Attacks that can Turn them to Zombies

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