How to Discover & Attack Raspberry Pis Using Default Credentials with Rpi-hunter

When setting up a Raspberry Pi, it's easy to overlook changing the default password. Like many IoT devices, the Raspberry Pi's default Raspbian operating system installs with a widely-known default password, leaving the device vulnerable to remote access. Using a tool called rpi-hunter, hackers can discover, access, and drop custom payloads on any weak Pi connected to the same network. While this tool is primarily for local networks, it's also capable of discovering and attacking Pi models connected directly to the internet from anywhere. Far from a simple prank, a vulnerable Pi on your... more