Brickerbot acts like a DPS : DOS Prevention System.
And, it has real life (maybe life threatening) implications, with stopping embeded devices.
At some point one ask if it is a good thing, or if it make it worse. ❓
Certanly worse, because most IOThreat issue should not be, on first place.
(Irronically, this a a reply to another bot : @netsec)