In a lawsuit against short seller Muddy Waters and security firm MedSec, plaintiff St. Jude Medical faces fresh claims that its heart devices are vulnerable to hacks.
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Millions of IP-enabled cameras built on gear manufactured by Hangzhou Xiongmai of China is being recalled after DDoS attacks powered by compromised IOT devices took down a major DNS provider last week.
Ten percent of the 550,000 IoT nodes in the Mirai botnet are involved in ongoing DDoS attacks against DNS provider Dyn and others.
Level 3 Communications said the Mirai botnet has recruited close to 500,000 IoT devices since the malware’s source code was released.
Sierra Wireless warns that its AirLink gateways are being infected by the Mirai malware, and urges customers to change default passwords on devices.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the nuclear power plant ‘disruption,’ the StrongPity APT group, and the proliferation of IoT botnets.
Akamai warns that attackers are compromising IOT devices and using them as proxies to test stolen credentials against web-based applications.
Mike Mimoso talks to Cigital CTO and software security pioneer Gary McGraw about the latest results pulled from the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM).
The IoT botnet behind the some of the largest publicly recorded DDoS attacks is flooding its targets with HTTP traffic in Layer 7 attacks.
Researchers sort out what went wrong when an estimated 500,000 DVRs and IP-based cameras were used in a series of massive DDoS attacks in September.