The Ransomware and IoT Threat presented at Hackmiami 2017

by Christopher Elisan,

Summary : We have seen a rise in Ransomware attacks in the past year. While we are recovering from these attacks a new wave of DDoS attacks using IoT devices suddenly thrust into the limelight. In this talk, I will discuss all the stages of a ransomware attack and also shed light on how IoT are used in DDoS attacks. Then I will discuss how a combination of Ransomware and IoT attacks can be dangerous.