[clug] DDos attacks using Linux hosts (mainly embedded) now "a thing": Multi-arch, multi-vuln, multi-vendor.

Hal Ashburner hal.ashburner at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 07:30:38 UTC 2016

On 8 September 2016 at 17:14, Chris Smart <clug at christophersmart.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 07, 2016 at 12:40:19PM +1000, steve jenkin wrote:
>> Just using Linux is no longer a protection against hackers.
> I do think that an up-to-date Linux box is still the best protection
> against computer crackers. The problem, as the article points out, is
> the growing number of vulnerable, never-updated Linux based IoT devices
> (and routers).

(and any android phone not shipped by goog - eg my asus which has
never had an os update available)

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