Hackers made an attack on the internet with some common devices including webcam and digital recorders and cut off some popular sites including twitter and Reddit.
The attack was made on popular sites including twitter, Reddit, Spotify, Paypal and much more.
Chinese electronics Xiongmai recall as its cameras are suffering to attack massive websites.
Security experts added that easy to guess passwords of Xiongmai webcams make an easy way for hackers – they attack hundreds of devices that are connected to the internet worldwide are previously infected with malicious code.
Chinese electronics Xiongmai added that their devices are included as many customers doesn’t change their default passwords of the webcam and they have recalled their devices soon after its cameras were identified as a part of the attack.
The Xiongmai products have fewer security features as they don’t prompt customers to add passwords on some form of connections – after cheapativanpriceonline.com this accusation the Chinese company made a recall of some of its products that were sold in the UK.
Friday’s cyber attack alarmed the security departments as it is a new type of attack via webcams – these devices lack security and hackers found a way to target millions of traffic.
Dyn said attacks were coming from million of IP addresses that make sure it is one of the largest cyber attack seen that flood target with so many junk traffic that freezes them.
Why security of devices is poor: For the security of devices you must need money to have the strong secure code and it needs time but firms want their products to be cheap and available in the market as early as possible.
Right now, nobody knows who does this massive attack – some hackers take responsibility but their claims are not credible.