Massive Growth in Cyberattacks on Home Network Devices


Bitdefender and Netgear have released a 2024 IoT Security Landscape Report, based on research investigating around 50 million IoT devices generating more than 9.1B security events worldwide.

The report found that home network devices see an average of 10 attempted attacks against home network connected devices every 24 hours. Other key findings include:

  • There’s been an explosive growth in IoT devices, with more than 15 billion connected devices globally.
  • Bitdefender is now blocking an average of 2.5 million threats every 24 hours.
  • TV sets, smart plugs, and digital video recorders are the most vulnerable devices.

You can read the full report here.