Freaking out about fiendish IoT exploits? Maybe disable telnet, FTP and change that default password first?
Home devices are so poorly guarded, attackers don’t even need sophisticated tools While netizens and journalists worry about criminals and spies using sophisticated cyber-weapons to hijack Internet of Things devices, basic security protections are being overlooked – and pose a far greater threat.… The Register – Security
Echobot Botnet Spreads via 26 Exploits, Targets Oracle, VMware Apps
A relatively new botnet called Echobot has grown to 26 the number of exploits it uses to propagate. Most of the exploitation code it includes is for unpatched IoT devices, but enterprise apps Oracle WebLogic and VMware SD-Wan are among the targets, too. […] BleepingComputer