Just five username and password combos can get you access to 10 per cent of IoT devices

Sooraj Shah
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IoT botnets are still likely to be successful until manufacturers make non-factory passwords mandatory
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IoT botnets are still likely to be successful until manufacturers make non-factory passwords mandatory

And 15 per cent of devices have never been changed from their default values

Just five of the most popular username and password combinations are enough to get administrative access to one out of every 10 devices, according to research by cyber security company Positive Technologies....

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