Silexbot Bricks Nearly 4000 IoT Devices

Silexbot Bricks Nearly 4000 IoT Devices

Silex, a new strain of malware that was used to brick IoT devices, is apparently the work of a 14-year-old boy from Europe, according to an Akamai researcher.

The botnet works by trashing the IoT device’s storage, removing the network configuration, such as dropping firewall rules, and ultimately halting the devices, which renders them useless. Researcher Larry Cashdollar shared text th

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