Samsung Smartcam devices are vulnerable to remote takeover via a malicious firmware update, researchers with the former GTVHacker group said.
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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.
Ransomware, insecure connected devices, bug bounties and governments buying bugs: All four ceased to be novelties in 2016; they’re all new normals for cybersecurity.
A new Android Trojan, Switcher, uses victims’ devices to infect WiFi routers and funnel users of the network to malicious sites.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week including Yahoo’s latest breach announcement, a DDoS-for-hire crackdown, hackers seeking help with Mirai, and some new Adobe patches.
Activity on a number of Dark Web hacker forums indicates that while people are downloading the Mirai malware source code, they need help setting it up.