You are here:-IOT Security

Internet of Things Security

Paradigm Shifts – Security Predictions

By | 2017-12-06T03:42:20+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: IOT Security|

Skills and resources — these are the two elements that make up an attacker’s arsenal. An attacker, however, cannot set out to break security or even perform sophisticated attacks without finding weak points in a system first. Massive malware attacks, email-borne heists, hacked devices, and disrupted services — all of these require a

Comments Off on Paradigm Shifts – Security Predictions

Trend Micro IoT Security Support for Mentor Automotive ConnectedOS™

By | 2017-11-29T16:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: IOT Security|

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As cars become more connected and smarter, security requirements for automotive systems are constantly growing. Recent attacks, mainly aimed at door lock and brake systems, have shown the vulnerability of smart cars, even forcing some car manufacturers to recall certain models. Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in

Comments Off on Trend Micro IoT Security Support for Mentor Automotive ConnectedOS™

Securing the Transportation Network of Tomorrow – Security News

By | 2017-11-29T02:46:58+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: IOT Security|

Last month we released a research paper that delved into what sort of threats could possibly plague the fully automated, online-integrated transportation system of tomorrow. The research paper, titled “Cyberattacks Against Intelligent Transportation Systems,” includes our dissection of and observations on the multi-layered system that would soon be changing how we work, travel,

Comments Off on Securing the Transportation Network of Tomorrow – Security News

New Mirai Variant Found Spreading like Wildfire – Security News

By | 2017-11-28T03:07:26+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Categories: IOT Security|

A security researcher reportedly discovered a new variant of Mirai (identified by Trend Micro as ELF_MIRAI family) that is quickly spreading. A notable increase in traffic on port 2323 and 23 was observed over the weekend, with around 100 thousand unique scanner IPs coming from Argentina.  The release of the Proof-of-Concept (PoC) exploit code

Comments Off on New Mirai Variant Found Spreading like Wildfire – Security News

Vulnerabilities Found in Kids’ Smartwatches Pose Security Risks – Security News

By | 2017-11-16T03:27:57+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: IOT Security|

Wearable internet-of-things (IoT) devices like smartwatches can help parents keep an eye on their children while also providing them the independence and connectivity they need for their lifestyle and activities. But if you’re planning on buying one for your kid, make sure that the device and its applications won't compromise your kid’s security—online

Comments Off on Vulnerabilities Found in Kids’ Smartwatches Pose Security Risks – Security News

Trend Micro Delivers Appliance with Industry’s Fastest Network Inspection in the Smallest Form Factor

By | 2017-11-06T16:00:00+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: IOT Security|

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recognizing that speed and size are essential to optimizing and securing data centers and high performing enterprise networks, Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced the general availability of the industry’s fastest inspection throughput in a single device. The new offering carries an unprecedented

Comments Off on Trend Micro Delivers Appliance with Industry’s Fastest Network Inspection in the Smallest Form Factor

Smart Factory Security Part 4: Lessons Learned from the WannaCry Attack

By | 2017-11-06T10:51:40+00:00 November 5th, 2017|Categories: IOT Security|

The ‘WannaCry” and “Petya” (also known as NotPetya or GoldenEye) outbreaks rank as the most damaging global cyber security incidents during the first half of 2017. These massive ransomware attacks impacted the networks of hospitals, factories, and railroads in many different countries with serious consequences. From these events we have learned a number

Comments Off on Smart Factory Security Part 4: Lessons Learned from the WannaCry Attack

Taking Steps towards Secure Manufacturing – Security News

By | 2017-11-03T04:00:31+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: IOT Security|

In 2016, an independent study recognized the manufacturing industry as the second most attacked industry. While the healthcare sector is still the most frequently attacked, attacks on manufacturing come as no surprise since it's an expansive industry that includes the automotive, textile, electronic and other subgroups that manufacture a multitude of different products.

Comments Off on Taking Steps towards Secure Manufacturing – Security News

Security Risks in a Technology-Driven World – Security News

By | 2017-10-24T02:34:37+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|Categories: IOT Security|

Technology has certainly changed how the world works, influencing almost every aspect of modern life. But while modern technology undeniably brings a number of advantages across multiple sectors, it also has its share of downsides. The interconnectivity that ties all devices and systems to the internet has invited malicious forces into the mix,

Comments Off on Security Risks in a Technology-Driven World – Security News

Google Home Mini Speaker Discovered Eavesdropping on Home User – Security News

By | 2017-10-17T06:50:30+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: IOT Security|

Of all the potential horror stories that dissuade users from adopting Internet of Things (IoT) devices, one of the most common is the unauthorized monitoring of their private lives. One similar incident involving Google’s Home Mini speaker was discovered by Artem Russakovskii of Android Police, who reported that the device was listening and

Comments Off on Google Home Mini Speaker Discovered Eavesdropping on Home User – Security News