Category: IOT Security

Internet of Things Security

Paradigm Shifts – Security Predictions

Skills and resources — these are the two elements that make up an attacker’s arsenal. An attacker, however, cannot set out to break security or even perform sophisticated attacks without finding weak points in a system first. Massive malware attacks,...

/ December 4, 2017

Trend Micro IoT Security Support for Mentor Automotive ConnectedOS™

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As cars become more connected and smarter, security requirements for automotive systems are constantly growing. Recent attacks, mainly aimed at door lock and brake systems, have shown the vulnerability of smart cars, even forcing some car manufacturers to recall...

/ November 29, 2017

Securing the Transportation Network of Tomorrow – Security News

Last month we released a research paper that delved into what sort of threats could possibly plague the fully automated, online-integrated transportation system of tomorrow. The research paper, titled “Cyberattacks Against Intelligent Transportation Systems,” includes our dissection of and observations...

/ November 27, 2017

New Mirai Variant Found Spreading like Wildfire – Security News

A security researcher reportedly discovered a new variant of Mirai (identified by Trend Micro as ELF_MIRAI family) that is quickly spreading. A notable increase in traffic on port 2323 and 23 was observed over the weekend, with around 100 thousand...

/ November 26, 2017

Vulnerabilities Found in Kids’ Smartwatches Pose Security Risks – Security News

Wearable internet-of-things (IoT) devices like smartwatches can help parents keep an eye on their children while also providing them the independence and connectivity they need for their lifestyle and activities. But if you’re planning on buying one for your kid,...

/ November 14, 2017

Trend Micro Delivers Appliance with Industry’s Fastest Network Inspection in the Smallest Form Factor

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Recognizing that speed and size are essential to optimizing and securing data centers and high performing enterprise networks, Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced the general availability of the industry’s...

/ November 6, 2017

Smart Factory Security Part 4: Lessons Learned from the WannaCry Attack

The ‘WannaCry” and “Petya” (also known as NotPetya or GoldenEye) outbreaks rank as the most damaging global cyber security incidents during the first half of 2017. These massive ransomware attacks impacted the networks of hospitals, factories, and railroads in many...

/ November 5, 2017

Taking Steps towards Secure Manufacturing – Security News

In 2016, an independent study recognized the manufacturing industry as the second most attacked industry. While the healthcare sector is still the most frequently attacked, attacks on manufacturing come as no surprise since it’s an expansive industry that includes the...

/ November 1, 2017

Security Risks in a Technology-Driven World – Security News

Technology has certainly changed how the world works, influencing almost every aspect of modern life. But while modern technology undeniably brings a number of advantages across multiple sectors, it also has its share of downsides. The interconnectivity that ties all...

/ October 22, 2017

Google Home Mini Speaker Discovered Eavesdropping on Home User – Security News

Of all the potential horror stories that dissuade users from adopting Internet of Things (IoT) devices, one of the most common is the unauthorized monitoring of their private lives. One similar incident involving Google’s Home Mini speaker was discovered by...

/ October 18, 2017