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Hackers could exfiltrate data from an air-gapped device over an acoustic channel even if the targeted machine does not have any speakers, by abusing the power supply. [Read More]
The Hoaxcalls IoT botnet has expanded the list of targeted devices and has added new DDoS capabilities to its arsenal. [Read More]
Starbleed is a newly disclosed vulnerability in FPGA chips that can expose many mission- and safety-critical devices to attacks. [Read More]
Even seemingly insignificant IoT devices such as LED light control consoles can be abused to launch malicious attacks, warns Microsoft. [Read More]
Multiple botnets are targeting a zero-day vulnerability in fiber routers in an attempt to ensnare them and leverage their power for malicious purposes. [Read More]
Linksys has prompted users to reset passwords after learning that hackers were leveraging stolen credentials to change router settings and direct customers to malware. [Read More]
The Hoaxcalls botnet is actively targeting a recently patched SQL injection vulnerability in a Grandstream IP PBX appliance. [Read More]
A recently identified IoT botnet has modules developed in a manner that makes it significantly more “potent and robust” than other IoT botnets. [Read More]
Healthcare cybersecurity company CyberMDX has raised $20 million, which brings the total raised to date to $30 million. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities in Lexus and Toyota cars could be exploited by hackers to launch remote attacks against affected vehicles, Tencent Keen Security Lab’s researchers discovered. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // IoT Security

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Justin Fier's picture
As IoT devices turn homes into ‘smart homes’, they also expose consumers to cyber-attacks in their everyday lives. The industry needs to bring its attention back to these issues and identify potential solutions.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
Securing smart cities offers many opportunities to rethink our assumptions on security and “level up” the discussion to solve problems at the ecosystem level.
Seema Haji's picture
Because blockchain can process millions of transactions accurately and in the right order, it can protect the data exchanges happening between IoT devices.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
In a world of over-hyped bugs, stunt hacking, and branded vulnerability disclosures, my advice to CISOs is to make security lemonade by finding practical next steps to take.
Seema Haji's picture
An insider breach targeting OT and IoT systems has the potential to shut down electrical grids, contaminate water supplies and otherwise destroy a nation’s infrastructure.
Seema Haji's picture
Technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and machine learning (ML) once seemed stranger than fiction, but are now playing a growing role in industrial environments.
Seema Haji's picture
The risk created by the proliferation of industrial IoT (IIoT) is rising, thanks to the continued mismanagement of third-party involvement in sensitive industrial environments.
Seema Haji's picture
Smart IoT devices in industrial settings, such as energy, oil/gas and manufacturing, have shifted the perspective on OT environments from being reactive to proactive and predict failures.
Seema Haji's picture
New technology like IoMT in any space is always a double-edged sword. But the onus is not on manufacturers alone. It’s up to healthcare organizations to take the initiative to manage and secure their environments.
Seema Haji's picture
With the new year underway, it’s time for CISOs to see their security resolutions through from the factory floor, SOCs and across the entire enterprise.