Record-breaking DDoS reportedly delivered by >145k hacked cameras

“Now that we’ve seen a 600 gig botnet, we have to plan that within one to two years, those are going to become common,” Martin McKeay, a member of Akamai’s security intelligence team, told Ars. “They may not be every attack, but we will see a dozen of them a quarter, we’ll see a couple hundred of them a year. Now that people know those are a possibility, they’re going to start pushing in that direction. They’re going to make it happen.”

arstechnica.com by Dan Goodin

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