Provided by: McAfee, Inc.Topic: SecurityDate Added: Sep 2017Format: PDF
In this quarterly Threats Report, we highlight two Key Topics:
We discuss the background and drivers of threat intelligence sharing; various threat intelligence components, sources, and sharing models; how mature security operations can use shared threat intelligence; and five critical threat intelligence–sharing challenges that need to be overcome.
We examine Mirai, which was responsible for the widely publicized DDoS attack on Dyn, a major DNS service provider. Mirai is notable because it detects and infects poorly secured IoT devices, transforming them into bots to attack its targets.