IoT defense on Home Network

Discussion in 'SBC, ARM, Home Automation' started by betatester, Nov 7, 2016.

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  1. betatester

    betatester New Member

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    With the recent DDOS propagated from IoT on a new level, beside changing the default password, how would you prevent your devices from becoming part of this botnet?
     
  2. Flapadar

    Flapadar New Member Verified Provider

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    Disable upnp on router
     
  3. badger

    badger New Member

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    I use an EdgeRouter Lite running OpenBSD-current with a deny by default firewall configuration. It's a cheap device and, although OpenBSD does not take advantage of hardware acceleration, it works fine for my network speeds.


    I followed this guide to set it up:


    http://www.tedunangst.com/flak/post/OpenBSD-on-ERL
     
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