Hajime ‘Vigilante Botnet’ Growing Rapidly; Hijacks 300,000 IoT Devices Worldwide

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Last week, we reported about a so-called ‘vigilante hacker’ who hacked into at least 10,000 vulnerable ‘Internet of Things’ devices, such as home routers and Internet-connected cameras, using a botnet malware in order to supposedly secure them.

Now, that vigilante hacker has already trapped roughly 300,000 devices in an IoT botnet known as Hajime, according to a new report published Tuesday

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