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Software fix for Mirai-infected IoT devices ‘fails’

Update to stop DDoS malware can be circumvented, security researchers find

 
4th July, 2017  By Rene Millman
 
 

Efforts by an IoT manufacturer to prevent DVRs and other devices becoming infected by the Mirai bot have been largely in vain, according to a security researcher.

 

In fact, Chinese firm XiongMai did a “terrible job” of trying to patch bugs that opened devices up to the botnet malware, according to a blog post by Tony Gee, information security consultant at Pen Test Partners.

 

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