LizardStresser botnet hijacks 1,300 internet-accessible video cameras, enlisting them as pawns in 400Gbps DDoS attacks targeting Brazilian banks and several U.S. gaming firms.
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Conficker returns from obsolescence to help hijack medical devices and steal patient records.
A botnet comprised entirely of closed circuit TV devices used a barrage of HTTP requests to knock a small jewelry store offline for days.
Threatpost editor Mike Mimoso talks to Chris Valasek, Security Lead, Uber ATC, about the talk he and Charlie Miller gave at RSA, hacking cars, the challenges around getting manufacturers to patch vulnerabilities in vehicles, IoT, and more.
Chris Rouland, an expert when it comes to the security of the internet of things, stressed the modern-day equivalent of the Melissa worm could be imminent.
A panel discussion at the Security of Things Forum debated the need for regulation to ensure the security and privacy of connected devices.
The head of the Federal Trade Commissioned warned of a future where data collection has gone awry and avoid it at the Consumer Electronics Show.