IoT

70 Percent of Mobile, Desktop Apps Contain Open-Source Bugs
Posted on Monday May 25, 2020

A lack of awareness about where and how open-source libraries are being used is problematic, researchers say.

The Windows 7 Postmortem: What’s at Stake
Posted on Tuesday May 19, 2020

Nearly a quarter of endpoints still run Windows 7, even though support and security patches have ended.

Microsoft Addresses 111 Bugs for May Patch Tuesday
Posted on Tuesday May 12, 2020

Important-rated EoP flaws make up the bulk of the CVEs; SharePoint continues its critical run with four worrying bugs.

Microsoft Shells Out $100K for IoT Security
Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2020

A three-month Azure Sphere bug-bounty challenge will offer top rewards for compromising Pluton or Secure World within Microsoft's IoT security suite.

New Kaiji Botnet Targets IoT, Linux Devices
Posted on Tuesday May 05, 2020

The botnet uses SSH brute-force attacks to infect devices and uses a custom implant written in the Go Language.

Enterprise Security Woes Explode with Home Networks in the Mix
Posted on Tuesday April 28, 2020

Thanks to WFH, IoT refrigerators, Samsung TVs and more can now be back-channel proxies into the corporate network.

Connected Home Hubs Open Houses to Full Remote Takeover
Posted on Wednesday April 22, 2020

Users should update their firmware for three popular smart-home hubs.

Mootbot Botnet Targets Fiber Routers with Dual Zero-Days
Posted on Monday April 20, 2020

Researchers saw several IoT botnets using one of the bugs in the wild after a proof-of-concept was published in March.

Streaming TV Fraudsters Steal Millions of Ad Dollars in ‘ICEBUCKET’ Attack
Posted on Thursday April 16, 2020

Crooks manipulated connected TV supply-side ad platforms to create millions of fictional eyeballs.

‘Unbreakable’ Smart Lock Draws FTC Ire for Deceptive Security Claims
Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

Tapplock catches heat for patched vulnerabilities -- because of its claims that its smart locks can't be hacked.

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