Ten percent of the 550,000 IoT nodes in the Mirai botnet are involved in ongoing DDoS attacks against DNS provider Dyn and others.
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DNS providers Dyn suffered a DDoS attack this morning that affected many of its major customers including Twitter, Spotify, Github and others. Services have been restored as of 9:36 a.m. today.
Sierra Wireless warns that its AirLink gateways are being infected by the Mirai malware, and urges customers to change default passwords on devices.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the nuclear power plant ‘disruption,’ the StrongPity APT group, and the proliferation of IoT botnets.
A vulnerability in Cisco’s meeting server software allows a remote attacker to masquerade as legit user.
Mike Mimoso talks to Cigital CTO and software security pioneer Gary McGraw about the latest results pulled from the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM).
The head of an international nuclear energy consortium said this week that a cyber attack caused a ‘disruption’ at a nuclear power plant in the last several years.
In Cigital’s seventh annual Building Security in Maturity Model report, cloud, agile software development and IoT factor into maturing secure software movement.
Government ICS report reveals access control a major issue for sector along with nagging issues around poor code quality and cryptography.
Cisco released a patch for a critical flaw that allowed a remote attacker to gain control of one of its email security appliances.