Category: IOT Security

Internet of Things Security

Integrating Security Into the IoT Strategy in the New Converged Environment

General business and threat landscape in the IT and OT environments The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) started when consumers began to interconnect home, work and mobile devices via the cloud so that valuable personal and work information...

/ October 10, 2017

RouteX Malware Found Exploiting Remote Access Vulnerability in Netgear Routers – Security News

A remote access and command execution vulnerability (CVE-2016-10176) was recently seen actively exploited by RouteX, a malware that targets Netgear routers. RouteX is designed to turn an infected router into a Socket Secure (SOCKS) proxy that in turn limits access...

/ September 28, 2017

Trend Micro’s Virtual Network Function Suite Becomes the First Solution to be Compatible to Huawei CloudMSE

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, announced that Trend Micro™ Virtual Network Function Suite (VNFS), its network function virtualization (NFV) solution, has received Huawei Technology Certification and become the first NFV solution...

/ September 20, 2017

465K Pacemakers, Syringe Infusion Pumps Vulnerable to Hacking – Security News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued an advisory amid reports of security flaws identified in 465,000 implantable cardiac pacemakers. These devices, which utilize radio frequency (RF) for communications, were recalled for a firmware update that patches the...

/ September 17, 2017

How Secure are your Internet-Enabled Voice Assistants? – Security News

View Infographic: How Secure are your Internet-Enabled Voice Assistants Households all over the world are rapidly adopting conversational user interface (CUI) technology, or the tech behind the voice assistants we know as Siri, Alexa, Cortana, and Google Assistant. Reports say...

/ August 23, 2017

Expectations for Communication Service Providers on IoT Security

What used to be the stuff of science fiction has turned into reality. No longer do we dream of a world where devices around us are interconnected, share information with one another, and carry out actions autonomously — we are...

/ July 25, 2017

Forecasting the Future of Ransomware

There’s no question that ransomware is one of the most formidable threats to a business. With so much riding on digitized data, important applications and other systems, any interruption to access of these crucial assets can quickly spell disaster for...

/ July 24, 2017

TrendLabs Security Intelligence BlogThe Reigning King of IP Camera Botnets and its Challengers

Early last month we discussed a new Internet of Things (IoT) botnet called Persirai (detected by Trend Micro as ELF_PERSIRAI.A), which targets over 1000 Internet Protocol (IP) camera models. Currently, through Shodan and our own research, we see that 64% of...

/ June 8, 2017

TrendLabs Security Intelligence BlogMassive WannaCry/Wcry Ransomware Attack Hits Various Countries

Earlier this year, two separate security risks were brought to light: CVE-‎2017-0144, a vulnerability in the SMB Server that could allow remote code execution that was fixed in March, and WannaCry/Wcry, a relatively new ransomware family that was found in...

/ May 14, 2017

TrendLabs Security Intelligence BlogPersirai: New Internet of Things (IoT) Botnet Targets IP Cameras

By Tim Yeh, Dove Chiu and Kenney Lu A new Internet of Things (IoT) botnet called Persirai (Detected by Trend Micro as ELF_PERSIRAI.A) has been discovered targeting over 1,000 Internet Protocol (IP) Camera models based on various Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) products. This...

/ May 9, 2017