IOT Security

Internet of Things Security

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

by Jindrich Karasek and Loseway Lu The practicality of cryptocurrency mining on devices connected to the internet of things (IoT) is...

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

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...

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

by Trend Micro IoT Reputation Service Team and Trend Micro Smart Home Network Team In April, we discussed our findings on...

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

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,...

Securing the Internet of Things Through Effective Regulation – Security News

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....

Secrets of the Wiper: Inside the World’s Most Destructive Malware | Threatpost

Shamoon, Black Energy, Destover, ExPetr/Not Petya and Olympic Destroyer: All of these wiper malwares, and others like them, have a singular purpose of destroying systems and/or data, usually causing great financial...

Flaw in Medical Devices Vulnerable to KRACK Bug, May Expose Patients’ Records – Security...

Medical devices distributed worldwide by medical technology company Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) were found vulnerable to Key Reinstallation AttaCKs (KRACK) that can expose patients’ records when exploited. While no...

Securing IP Surveillance Cameras in the IoT Ecosystem – Security News

by Jeffrey Cheng (Trend Micro IoT Security)The security for devices connected to the internet of things (IoT) has been a hot topic, and Internet Protocol (IP) surveillance cameras, in particular,...

Podcast: Why Manufacturers Struggle To Secure IoT | Threatpost

by Lindsey O'Donnell April 25, 2018 , 9:30 am IoT device manufacturers face an array of challenges when thinking about securing their devices. Too often, many manufacturers are opting to leave...

Not Only Botnets: Hacking Group in Brazil Targets IoT Devices With Malware

Instances involving compromised devices, botnets, and vulnerabilities have become ordinary occurrences. This makes sense given the increased connectivity today, but...