IoT Under Siege
Researchers are finding a plethora of security risks as more devices become connected to the Internet. In a recent report by Kaspersky Lab, the research company found that the number of new IoT malware samples this year has already doubled that of last year.
According to Kaspersky, connected devices running Linux have attracted 7,200 malware samples from last May, more than double last year's sample total of 3,200.
Over the past few months, solution providers have seen an array of security attacks – from denial-of-service malware Brickerbot to IP camera-targeted Persirai – crop up in the IoT space. Here are 10 different Internet of Things security threats that partners deploying solutions should look out for.