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An unpatched buffer overflow flaw allows remote attackers to completely take over the device and enter the home network.
In testing, an Internet of Things (IoT) botnet of large, power-consuming appliances was used to carry out coordinated attacks on the energy grid.
Threatpost talks to Tenable CTO Renaud Deraison about the security risks behind smart cities.
The disclosure and recent analysis of thousands of leaked telnet credentials paints a bleak picture of the state of IoT security.
The news of the week is discussed, including how Marcus Hutchins, aka MalwareTech was arrested in Las Vegas, Alex Stamos’ Black Hat keynote, and this week’s proposed IoT legislation.
The number of new malware samples in the wild this year targeting connected internet-of-things (IoT) devices has already more than doubled last year’s total.
Pacemakers and pacemaker programmers lack authentication and are plagued with thousands of software vulnerabilities across leading manufacturers.
Drones, many readily available on e-commerce shops like Amazon, are plagued by vulnerabilities that could give attackers full root access to the device, read or delete files, or crash the device.
At Source Boston, Josh Corman of the Atlantic Council said that healthcare is suffering from a lack of security talent, devices rife with vulnerabilities, and government incentivizing bad behavior.
Hyundai Motor America patched its Blue Link mobile app after researchers found a cleartext encryption key that could be use to expose user and vehicle information.