Alex Iftimie spoke to Legaltech News about 5G and IoT devices for an article covering the cybersecurity risks attorneys and legal technologists are watching out for in the new year.
“As the 5G begins to roll out in earnest in 2021 and a tsunami of new IoT devices come online, I predict we’ll see criminal groups and nation-state actors alike experimenting with new forms of distributed denial of service attacks that take advantage of the billions of new devices and 5G-fueled bandwidth,” Alex said. “Some groups will seek to inflict economic harm on our society. Others will use these attacks as part of extortion campaigns, looking to emulate the success of ransomware attacks.”
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