Beware BrickerBot, the IoT Killer (.PDF Download)

IoT security (or the lack thereof) seems to pop up in the news a lot these days. Our Embedded Revolution reader survey and whitepaper highlights what developers think about this topic. IoT devices and PCs are often compromised to employ these “bots” in a massive, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. Of course, a compromised device can also be used for other nefarious means. The problem is many fold from the starting point of a bad design to the inability users to take

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