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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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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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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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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Consumers Urged to Junk Insecure IoT Devices

Consumers Urged to Junk Insecure IoT Devices

More than 2 million connected security cameras, baby monitors and other IoT devices have serious vulnerabilities that have been publicly disclosed for more than two…

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The 3 Basic Concepts of MQTT Security

The 3 Basic Concepts of MQTT Security

Light bulbs, locks, thermostats and appliances are now designed with network connectivity in mind. One day soon, the majority of such once-isolated devices could become…

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Over 90% of data transactions on IoT devices are unencrypted

Over 90% of data transactions on IoT devices are unencrypted

A new report that looked at millions of connections from IoT devices present on enterprise networks found that over 40% of them do not encrypt…

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Introducing IoT and Smart Cities

Introducing IoT and Smart Cities

Introducing the Internet of Things (IoT) While you’re probably familiar with the notion of IoT, what is it, actually? Chances are good that you can…

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