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Millions of hacked toothbrushes used in Swiss cyber attack, report says
February 7, 2024
Contributed by: Drex DeFord
Hackers used malware-infected smart toothbrushes to launch a major DDoS attack on a Swiss company, causing significant financial losses. Cybersecurity firm Fortinet highlighted the risks of Internet-connected devices being targetted or misused for such attacks. Some researchers expressed skepticism about the scale of device compromise reported. A report from Netscout noted a significant rise in malicious botnets.