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Internet of Things Security

Device Vulnerabilities in the Connected Home: Uncovering Remote Code Execution and More

by Dove Chiu, Kenney Lu, and Tim Yeh (Threats Analysts) If there is anything to be learned from the massive attacks...

Threats to Voice-Based IoT and IIoT Devices – Security News

According to one estimate, 33 million “voice-first” devices would have already been shipped by the end of last year. Given the staggering number of voice-based internet-of-things (IoT) devices that are...

Exposed Devices and Supply Chain Attacks: Overlooked Risks in Healthcare Networks – Security News

View Securing Connected Hospitals: A Research on Exposed Medical Systems and Supply Chain RisksHealthcare systems were held hostage by WannaCry in May 2017. The ransomware attack painted a vivid picture...

Challenges in Securing Connected Hospitals

By Mayra Rosario Fuentes and Numaan Huq (Senior Threat Researchers) In our latest research paper on healthcare cybersecurity, Securing Connected Hospitals, which was produced in...

Are Your Wearables Fit to Secure You? Researchers Outline 3 Attack Surfaces – Security...

Every year, Black Hat Asia gathers security researchers and enthusiasts alike to demonstrate how technologies and applications can be improved. Last year, researchers delved into vulnerabilities and exploits that affected...

SAMSAM Ransomware Suspected in Atlanta Cyberattack – Security News

Ransomware hit systems used by the city of Atlanta's local services, causing outages on customer facing applications, including some that customers may use to pay bills or access court-related information....

Connected Vehicle Security Vulnerabilities | IoT Security Headlines

        In the history of mandatory regulation of computerized vehicles, an E-Letter entitled, “Black box is not safe at all,” was published in Science in 2017....

Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware: 2018’s New Menace?

Will cryptocurrency-mining malware be the new ransomware? The popularity and increasing real-world significance of cryptocurrencies are also drawing cybercriminal attention...

Point-of-Sale Malware Uncovered in Applebee’s Restaurants – Security News

RMH Franchise Holdings (RMH), which owns and operates more than 160 Applebee’s restaurants, disclosed on March 2 that malware were uncovered on their point-of-sale (PoS) systems. The incident potentially exposed...

Malware Attack Will Reportedly Cost Allentown, PA. US$1 Million – Security News

A sustained malware attack that started more than a week ago heavily impacted operations in the city of Allentown, Pennsylvania. According to a local newspaper, Mayor Ed Pawlowski announced last...