2016 was a year to forget on many fronts, and security was certainly no exception. The most well-read stories on Threatpost reflect the ups and downs of the year, from critical vulnerabilities, to important policy debates, and some breakthroughs on the research front.
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The security of the so-called Internet of Things came into the spotlight in a big way in 2016. Here’s a recap of the year’s biggest IoT stories.
The odds were good that in 2016 your password and user name was breached in one of the many attacks against Yahoo, LinkedIn and Twitter.
CryptoWall, TeslaCrypt, CoinVault, and more: A look back at the year in ransomware.
There were battle lines drawn that few security researchers expected in 2015.
A recap of Threatpost’s 10 most popular stories of 2015.
Vulnerabilities in cars, Android phones, and POS devices took center stage last week at the 18th annual Black Hat in Las Vegas.
2014 will be remembered for Heartbleed, Shellshock, and an assortment of other big internet-connected vulnerabilities.
A look back at the many, many companies that have been breached in the last year.
A slideshow looking back at Threatpost’s 10 Most Popular Stories from 2014.