A Windows-based botnet is spreading a Mirai variant that is also capable of spreading to Linux systems under certain conditions, Kaspersky Lab researchers said.
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Citing IoT insecurity, Bruce Schneier called on technologists to get involved with IoT policy at RSA.
Cisco patched a critical remote authentication bypass vulnerability in its Prime Home remote management tool used by service providers.
A bipartisan bill was introduced this week in the House calling for the NHTSA to conduct a study that would determine appropriate cybersecurity standards for motor vehicles.
Samsung Smartcam devices are vulnerable to remote takeover via a malicious firmware update, researchers with the former GTVHacker group said.
Mike Mimoso talks to Marie Moe, a research scientist at SINTEF of Norway, about her personal and emotional connection to medical device security.
St. Jude Medical patched the Merlin@home Transmitter, addressing flaws made public last year in a controversial disclosure by MedSec Holdings and Muddy Waters.
The FTC alleged Thursday that D-Link neglected to adequately secure its wireless routers and IP cameras, putting its consumers at risk.
The FTC announced the IoT Home Inspector Challenge, a contest with the goal of coming up with a patching solution fit for consumer-grade connected devices used in the home.
Threatpost writers recap 2016’s biggest news stories, including the proliferation of IoT botnets, ransomware, the FBI vs. Apple story, and more.