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Data Digest: 3 Articles about IoT Botnets and Security

Mitigate future DDoS attacks by learning how manufacturers and users can improve IoT security, how Bluetooth technology may increase IoT security risks, and how IoT botnets are formed.

IoT Security Responsibilities

The Mirai botnet was only as strong as the assorted IoT devices that powered it. This article explains the increasing security responsibilities for all IoT device owners and manufacturers.

Read more at Business 2 Community

The Next Evolution in IoT

This article explores how a new Web Bluetooth API changes security and development concerns for IoT devices.

Read more at The Daily Dot

Explaining Botnets

The recent massive DDoS attack used IoT devices as power, but how? This article answers that question and many others about the growth of IoT botnets.


About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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