AntibIoTic: Protecting IoT Devices Against DDoS Attacks

  • Michele De DonnoEmail author
  • Nicola Dragoni
  • Alberto Giaretta
  • Manuel Mazzara
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 717)


The 2016 is remembered as the year that showed to the world how dangerous Distributed Denial of Service attacks can be. Gauge of the disruptiveness of DDoS attacks is the number of bots involved: the bigger the botnet, the more powerful the attack. This character, along with the increasing availability of connected and insecure IoT devices, makes DDoS and IoT the perfect pair for the malware industry. In this paper we present the main idea behind AntibIoTic, a palliative solution to prevent DDoS attacks perpetrated through IoT devices.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michele De Donno
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nicola Dragoni
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alberto Giaretta
    • 2
  • Manuel Mazzara
    • 3
  1. 1.DTU ComputeTechnical University of DenmarkKongens LyngbyDenmark
  2. 2.Centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor SystemsÖrebro UniversityÖrebroSweden
  3. 3.Innopolis UniversityInnopolisRussian Federation

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