IoT Botnets and DDoS Attacks: Architecting Against Disaster

IoT Botnets and DDoS Attacks: Architecting Against Disaster

Cybercriminals have many different ways of exploiting network vulnerabilities and weak spots in our cyber defenses. Considering that the number of devices we use on…

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A new IOT botnet is infecting Android-based set-top boxes

A new IOT botnet is infecting Android-based set-top boxes

A new IoT botnet named Ares is infecting Android-based devices that have left a debug port exposed on the Internet. Among this botnet’s most common…

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Even DSLR cameras are vulnerable to ransomware

Cameras are among the few devices that don’t connect to the internet, so you’d think they’d be immune to hackers. However, researchers have discovered that some DSLRs…

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Urgent11 Security Flaws Impact Routers, Printers, SCADA, And Many IoT Devices

Urgent11 Security Flaws Impact Routers, Printers, SCADA, And Many IoT Devices

Security researchers have disclosed details today about 11 vulnerabilities known collectively as “Urgent11” that impact a wide range of devices, from routers to medical systems,…

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Mirai Groups Target Business IoT Devices

Mirai Groups Target Business IoT Devices

More than 30% of Mirai attacks and an increasing number of variants of the malware are going after enterprise IoT devices, raising the stakes for…

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Harnessing DIY IoT to Manage Type 1 Diabetes

Harnessing DIY IoT to Manage Type 1 Diabetes

Early last year, my family was thrust quite suddenly into the world of type 1 diabetes (T1D). We spent almost a week in the hospital…

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Bug in Anesthesia Respirators Allows Cyber-Tampering

Bug in Anesthesia Respirators Allows Cyber-Tampering

A vulnerability in GE Healthcare’s Aestiva and Aespire anesthesia devices would allow an unauthenticated cybercriminal on the same network as the device to modify gas…

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Toyota's Car-Hacking Tool Now Available

Toyota’s Car-Hacking Tool Now Available

Toyota officially has begun offering a commercial version of its new Portable Automotive Security Testbed (PASTA) open-source testing platform for researchers and nascent car-hacking experts.…

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Smart Lock Turns Out to be Not So Smart, or Secure

Smart Lock Turns Out to be Not So Smart, or Secure

Researchers are warning a keyless smart door lock made by U-tec, called Ultraloq, could allow attackers to track down where the device is being used…

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This Is 'Shakti', The 1st Ever 'Made In India' Computer Chip Developed And Built By IIT Madras

This Is ‘Shakti’, The 1st Ever ‘Made In India’ Computer Chip Developed And Built By IIT Madras

The Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, last week, made a hallmark breakthrough for Indian computing. A group of engineers from the institute has managed…

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