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Trend Micro Launches Product to Protect Telecom Networks Serving Business and Home Users

By | 2018-08-15T16:00:00+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Categories: IOT Security|

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced the launch of a product that enables telecom carriers as well as service and cloud providers to protect telecom networks. This solution is customized specifically for network function virtualization architectures, which leading networks are increasingly being built

A Look Into Smart Factories: A Model of IIoT Innovation – Security News

By | 2018-08-10T02:54:23+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: IOT Security|

Organizations worldwide are integrating the internet of things (IoT) closely into how they do business, a move that is as much about keeping up with the rest of the world as it is about improving operations. Such a large part of the IoT has been dedicated to industries that this aspect is given

Over 200,000 MikroTik Routers Compromised in Cryptojacking Campaign – Security News

By | 2018-08-06T10:14:47+00:00 August 5th, 2018|Categories: IOT Security|

Security researchers uncovered a cryptojacking campaign — where attackers hijack systems to conduct cryptocurrency mining — that injects a malicious version of Coinhive, a web-based cryptocurrency miner, by exploiting a vulnerability in MikroTik routers. Here’s what you need to know about this threat: What happened? The initial phase of the cryptojacking campaign reportedly

Trend Micro Survey Confirms A Disregard for the Risk of an IoT Breach and Finds Loss of Trust As Biggest Potential Consequence

By | 2018-07-29T16:00:00+00:00 July 29th, 2018|Categories: IOT Security|

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released survey findings that show businesses are most concerned about losing customer trust in the event of an Internet of Things (IoT) related cyber attack, however they remain unprepared. The survey, which was issued to 1,150 IT and

VPNFilter-affected Devices Still Riddled with 19 Vulnerabilities

By | 2018-07-19T11:34:59+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Categories: IOT Security|

by Tony Yang and Peter Lee (Consumer Team) Our IoT scanning tool allows users to identify if connected devices (e.g. routers, network attached storage devices, IP cameras, and printers) in a given network are vulnerable to security risks and vulnerabilities, such as those related to Mirai, Reaper, and WannaCry. We gather our data

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Cryptocurrency-Mining Bot Targets Devices With Running SSH Service via Potential Scam Site

By | 2018-06-27T05:28:45+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: IOT Security|

by Jindrich Karasek and Loseway Lu The practicality of cryptocurrency mining on devices connected to the internet of things (IoT) is often a questionable matter in terms of computing power. Be that as it may, we’ve nonetheless seen miscreants targeting connected devices and even offering cryptocurrency malware in the underground. Our honeypot sensors,

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Security 101: Protecting Wi-Fi Networks Against Hacking and Eavesdropping – Security News

By | 2018-06-14T17:47:17+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: IOT Security|

by Jindrich Karasek (Cyber Threat Researcher) Setting up home and small business networks is relatively simple and rudimentary. However, this could also mean that users may choose to set up their devices heedlessly and consequently risk their data to unsecure networks. It has been known that there are existing vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi security

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GPON Vulnerabilities Exploited for Mexico-based Mirai-like Scanning Activities

By | 2018-05-23T11:51:54+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: IOT Security|

by Trend Micro IoT Reputation Service Team and Trend Micro Smart Home Network Team In April, we discussed our findings on increased activity originating from China targeting network devices in Brazil that mimicked the Mirai botnet’s scanning technique. We recently found similar Mirai-like scanning activity from Mexico. The difference in these attacks, however,

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Exposed Video Streams: How Hackers Abuse Surveillance Cameras – Security News

By | 2018-05-17T17:10:08+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: IOT Security|

By: Trend Micro Forward-Looking Threat Research (FTR) Team Internet Protocol (IP) surveillance cameras afford certain conveniences in homes and businesses primarily owing to their accessibility. With these devices, it’s possible for, say, parents to remotely check on their children in their homes or company personnel to see what’s going on in and around

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Securing the Internet of Things Through Effective Regulation – Security News

By | 2018-05-14T11:54:51+00:00 May 13th, 2018|Categories: IOT Security|

The internet of things (IoT) has gone beyond being simply a passing trend over the years and has proved to be a mainstay across various industries and in numerous households. In the right hands, the IoT has the potential to improve the lives of its users. However, the increasing popularity of the IoT

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