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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...

A Look Into the Most Noteworthy Home Network Security Threats of 2017 – Security...

Home intrusions are often pictured in the form of physical break-ins. The current reality of having many internet-connected devices in the home, however, has given rise to another type of...

OMG Mirai Variant Turns IoT Devices Into Proxy Servers – Security News

A new Mirai variant, dubbed as OMG (detected by Trend Micro as ELF_MIRAI.AUSX), was found targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices and turning them into proxy servers. A team of...

Vulnerabilities in Apache CouchDB Open the Door to Monero Miners

by Hubert Lin Attacks abusing cryptocurrency miners have been on an upswing — in large part due to the growing popularity...

Exposed Cyber Assets in European Cities – Security News

View Infographic: Exposed Cyber Assets in European CitiesTrend Micro’s Forward-looking Threat Research (FTR) team has focused its efforts on covering exposed cyber assets in cities across the globe, starting with...

Diebold Nixdorf, NCR Corp. Send Out Warnings of ATM Jackpotting Attacks to US Banks...

ATM manufacturers Diebold Nixdorf and NCR Corp. issued security alerts to banks on ATM jackpotting attacks, which are being detected for the first time in the United States. The warning...

“Hide ‘N Seek” Botnet Uses Peer-to-Peer Infrastructure to Compromise IoT Devices – Security News

Botnets that target Internet of Things (IoT) devices are neither new nor rare, with the infamous Mirai perhaps being the most popular example. However, a new botnet dubbed “Hide ‘N ...