Can Google Home and Chromecast DoS Attack Your Network?

Yes. Read all about Google's Cast feature going haywire, multicasting a massive storm of MDNS packets upon device wake-up. Yikes. Google says they're working on a fix. I snarkily agree with the incident response step offered by the author: "disconnecting your Google products from the network ... seems to fix the issue." Good move :).

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