Plixer – Booth S443 – Smart Dust could be the next big cyber threat vector transforming into a massive botnet made up of microscopic Internet-connected devices.
Kennebunk, ME. – February 14, 2017 – The Internet of Things (IoT) is placing an unprecedented number of unsecured devices on the Internet every day that are being leveraged by hackers to steal data and to launch Denial of Service Attacks (DDoS). These devices are coming in the form of thermostats, refrigerators, pet feeders, cameras, healthcare devices, and more. Gartner estimates that by 2020, 50 billion connected “things” will be on the Internet.