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How your smart device caused the internet to crash and burn

The most terrifying thing about the most recent cyber attack is that the devices that surround you could be responsible. Your Amazon Echo was so cool until it destroyed Twitter.  On Friday, a massive distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) hit Dyn, a company that hosts domain name servers that help users connect to websites. Domain name servers (DNS) are the GPS of the internet, when you type an address into your browser it figures…

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How your smart device caused the internet to crash and burn

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