The huge DDoS attack that’s been occurring all day is something to behold. But an interesting feature of the attack is the number of Internet-enabled devices that have been harnessed in the bot net. This adds to the growing concern over inadequate security measures in IoT technology as the number of these devices skyrockets. Security testing in the IoT context is a hot topic at iBeta, and the focus of upcoming blog articles on this site.

For an excellent summary of the current situation:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2016/10/21/cyber-attack-takes-down-east-coast-netflix-spotify-twitter/92507806/