Internet of Things Malware : A Survey

Evanson Mwangi Karanja, Shedden Masupe, Jeffrey Mandu
2017 International Journal of Computer Science & Engineering Survey  
Ubiquitous devices are rising in popularity and sophistication. Internet of Things (IoT) avails opportunities for devices with powerful sensing, computing and interaction capabilities ranging from smartphones, wearable devices, home appliances, transport sensors and health products to share information through the internet. Due to vast data shared and increased interaction; they have attracted the interest of malware writers. Internet of Things environments poses unique challenges such as
more » ... latency, scalability, lack of antimalware tools and heterogeneity of device architectures that makes malware synthesis complex. In this paper we review literature on internet of things malware categories, support technologies, propagation and tools KEYWORDS Internet of Things (IoT), Malware, Malware synthesis, Machine to Machine Communications (M2M).
doi:10.5121/ijcses.2017.8301 fatcat:dqsotxtph5cm5gmagwdxd6rmju