Avast's Vladislav Iliushin, IoT Threat Researcher, and Anna Shirokova spoke about the evolution of IoT botnets, at Troopers. Their talk included findings from their analysis of the Torii botnet, including its capabilities, and a smart-home hack demo.The two took a look at the evolution of IoT botnets and see how much IoT malware has evolved in just one year. Threat actors are integrating exploit kits into IoT malware, performing Man-in-the-Middle attacks and using other sophisticated techniques.
Vladislav works on IoT security. He’s done several experiments including accessibility and hackability of web cams in the Czech Republic, security analysis of consumer applications such as Target, and a demo hack of IoT home appliances.