IP Cameras & DVRs Used In One Of The Largest DDoS Attacks Ever

Here's the full story: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/09/the-democratization-of-censorship/#more-36451

No, as I reported in the last blog post before my site was unplugged, the enemy in this case was far less sexy. There is every indication that this attack was launched with the help of a botnet that has enslaved a large number of hacked so-called “Internet of Things,” (IoT) devices — mainly routers, IP cameras and digital video recorders (DVRs) that are exposed to the Internet and protected with weak or hard-coded passwords. Most of these devices are available for sale on retail store shelves for less than $100, or — in the case of routers — are shipped by ISPs to their customers.

At it's apex the attack was pumping 620 Gbps at Krebs site

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