Avast has developed AI system to protect programs from the IoT-miners
Mining hidden cryptocurrency starts to get more and more rampant. Hackers make money using for mining other people's computers, smartphones and other "smart" devices. At the Mobile World Congress the company Avast told about the scale infestation programs-miners, and introduced a new cloud-based security system.
Avast According to experts, now about infection miners, too early to say how the epidemic, but the warning signs are already visible everywhere, including on the Internet of things. For example, through a network of 15,000 smart refrigerators connected to the Internet, in just four days, you can earn about a thousand dollars. And because of what is now connected to the network, not only smartphones and computers, but also refrigerators, toothbrushes and audiokolonki, scale, which becomes a potential threat begins to frighten even the security experts.
Depressing and protection of these devices, because often electronics manufacturers connect to the network, used for all categories of their products simple user names and passwords, which are set to the default gadgets, and not too savvy in terms of security users simply forget or do not want to protect themselves from unauthorized access. To combat the "black" miners, and other intruders company Avast has created a cloud AI service Avast Smart Home Security, which will ensure the protection of all Internet-connected devices. Internet of Things market in the coming years will grow to 75 billion connected devices, so prepare for their protection is needed now. Avast Smart Home Security System can prevent attacks from the Internet of things and warns users about trying to gain unauthorized access through the application. Details on the development of Avast is going to reveal later.
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