About 100000 devices helped take down the internet via a cyberattack - Mashable

UPDATE: Oct. 26, 2016, 12:48 p.m. EDT This post has been updated to amend Dyn's analysis of the number of devices used in the DDoS cyberattack. A massive cyberattack on Friday on a key piece of internet infrastructure included around 100,000 individual ...

Hackers used 'internet of things' devices to cause Friday's massive DDoS cyberattack - CBC.ca

Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way. On Friday, epic cyberattacks crippled a major internet firm, repeatedly disrupting the availability of popular websites ...

DDoS Attack Causes Waves of Internet Outages - TechNewsWorld

Hundreds of websites -- including those of biggies such as Netflix, Twitter and Spotify -- on Friday fell prey to massive DDoS attacks that cut off access to Internet users on the East Coast and elsewhere across the United States. Three attacks were ...