A botnet is a network of infected IoT devices that launch to attack when the hacker wants it

Reaper Botnet Threatens Millions of IoT Devices

Reaper botnet enlists Internet of Things devices, including the IP cameras and routers from such manufacturers as GoAhead, D-Link, TP-Link, Avtech, Netgear, MikroTik, Linksys, and Synology. The botnet exploits various known vulnerabilities of IoT gadgets and is considered to more dangerous than Mirai botnet. If launched, it could disrupt thousands of websites and services all over the world. Millions of networks …