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The power of passive OS fingerprinting for accurate IoT device identification

August 31, 2023

The number of IoT devices in enterprise networks and across the internet is projected to reach 29 billion by the year 2030. This exponential growth has inadvertently increased the attack surface. Each interconnected device can potentially create new avenues for cyberattacks and security breaches. The Mirai botnet demonstrated just that, by using thousands of vulnerable IoT devices to launch massive DDoS attacks on critical internet infrastructure and popular websites.

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