Category: IOT Security

Internet of Things Security

Rogue Robots: Testing the Limits of an Industrial Robot’s Security – Security News

View Demonstrating Industrial Robot Attacks in Today’s Smart Factories The modern world relies heavily on industrial robots. But is the current robotics ecosystem secure enough to withstand a cyber attack? Can Robots Be Compromised? Industrial robots have replaced humans in...

/ May 2, 2017

Protecting Physical Security Systems against Network Attacks – Security News

View infographic: Protecting Physical Security Systems Against Network Attacks Every building—regardless of whether it accommodates enterprises or private owners—has security systems in place to protect valuable assets. These physical security systems range from simple access control, meaning doors and locks,...

/ March 26, 2017

TrendLabs Security Intelligence BlogAnother Challenge For IoT: Open Backdoors

Problems with hardcoded credentials are hitting consumer IoT devices, industrial SCADA devices, and even critical infrastructure. Despite the appeal on source code and firmware audition, this type of vulnerability recurs and threatens users’ privacy and data security. Security researcher Elliot Williams...

/ March 7, 2017

TrendLabs Security Intelligence BlogMirai Widens Distribution with New Trojan that Scans More Ports

Analysis by Julie Cabuhat Late last year, in several high-profile and potent DDoS attacks, Linux-targeting Mirai (identified by Trend Micro as ELF_MIRAI family) revealed just how broken the Internet of Things ecosystem is. The malware is now making headlines again, thanks...

/ February 12, 2017

TrendLabs Security Intelligence BlogRouters Under Attack: Current Security Flaws and How to Fix Them

How is it possible for users to lose hundreds of dollars in anomalous online bank transfers when all of their gadgets have security software installed? Last year, user Y, who is based in Brazil, lost R$600 (US$191.02, as of January...

/ January 30, 2017

Smart Factory Security Part 2: What Management Should Know in Securing a Factory

Three countermeasures in securing factories Here, we introduce three courses of action that enable smart factories to be created with guaranteed security. 1. Creating organization standards agreed upon by management Most enterprises likely already have some sort of cybersecurity standards...

/ January 30, 2017

Why Do Attackers Target Industrial Control Systems? – Security News

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are found everywhere–from automated machines that manufacture goods to an office building’s cooling system. Previously, it was standard that ICS were based on specific OS and specific communication protocols. However, in recent years, system development costs...

/ January 25, 2017

Linux Malware Targets IoT Devices

Until now, Linux had been considered as a safe OS for PCs and servers. However, it seems that this is only because there appeared to be no threats to non-Windows OSs, as malware threats had been mainly targeted at Windows,...

/ January 17, 2017