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IoT Botnet

An IoT botnet is a group of hacked computers, smart appliances, and Internet-connected devices that have been co-opted for illicit purposes. An IoT botnet is larger in scale, with hundreds of thousands of compromised devices.
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A conventional botnet is made up of computers that have been remotely accessed without the owners’ knowledge and set up to forward transmissions to other computers on the Internet. The Internet of Things (IoT) is made up of not only dedicated computers but also cardiac implant monitors, household and industrial appliances, automobiles, mechanical sensors and other devices equipped with IP addresses and the ability to transmit data over a network. In the IoT context, these are known as things.
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