Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

How Web Cams Helped Bring Down the Internet, Briefly

October 26, 2016 TIME

Following a massive denial-of-service attack that effected the likes of Netflix, Twitter and Reddit on Friday, cybersecurity expert Timothy Edgar describes the scope of future cybersecurity threats and the feasibility of forcing organizations to take responsibility. “The obvious point that we learned from last week’s attack is that the Internet of Things has made the threat of a denial-of-service attack more potent than ever before.”

How Web Cams Helped Bring Down the Internet, Briefly (comments by Tim Edgar) – TIME