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More than one million consumer web-connected video cameras and DVRs are compromised by bot herders who use the devices for DDoS attacks, researchers say.
Researchers are sounding an alarm over the growing number of Bluetooth devices used for keyless entry and mobile point-of-sales systems that are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks.
Researchers create a self-propagating worm that can infect a Siemens’ PLC and can be programmed to bring an industrial control platform to its knees.
Gunter Ollmann, CSO at Vectra networks, talks to Mike Mimoso about ransomware as a prototype for malware going forward, as well as the long-term future of exploit kits and whether IoT is something that can be secured sooner rather than later.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including a wireless keyboard vulnerability – KeySniffer, NIST’s statement on 2FA, a LastPass remote compromise bug, and a new Tor paper.
Wireless keyboards made by eight different companies suffer from a vulnerability that can allow attackers to eavesdrop on keystrokes from up to 250 feet away, researchers warned Tuesday.
Rapid7 has disclosed nine vulnerabilities in Osram Lightify Pro and Home smart lighting products, some of which can be used as a pivot point for remote attacks.
The Internet of Things today faces many challenges and obstacles as it matures, including concerns around security and privacy.