Netgear has built beta firmware updates for its Nighthawk routers vulnerable to a command injection attack disclosed last week.
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Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the latest Linux bug, Sony closing backdoors in cameras, and Google’s new open source fuzzer.
A D.C. think tank recommends regulations that mandate IoT security by design before attacks infiltrate critical infrastructure, financial and health care organizations.
Backdoors, likely intentional remote administration features, were closed off in 80 different Sony IP-enabled cameras running the IPELA Engine technology.
Researchers are tracking a new wave of DDoS attacks that rival Mirai when it comes to intensity and scope.
Attackers are targeting DSL routers this week with what’s being called a potent new variant of the Mirai malware that knocked offline major Internet companies like Twitter and Spotify last month.
A firmware update is available for Siemens-branded IP-based CCTV cameras that patches a vulnerability that puts admin credentials at risk.
The security community often thrives on controversy, but when it comes to vulnerability disclosures in life-saving medical devices, ego and attention-grabbing must be put aside.
Technologists, including Bruce Schneier, testifying before a House committee today on IoT security said that regulation could be the only answer to solving existing vulnerabilities.
Security experts monitoring cyber-chatter for virtual and real-world threats against U.S. Election Day targets don’t believe there will be cyberattack or al-Qaeda terror attack this Tuesday.