Category: Threat Intelligence

Threat Intelligence

New Mirai Attack Attempts Detected in South America and North African Countries

Just a few days ago, the notorious Internet of Things (IoT) botnet known as Mirai (detected by Trend Micro as ELF_MIRAI family) was detected as being active in a new campaign targeting Argentina, when red flags were raised after an...

/ December 3, 2017

Vulnerability in Key Fob Can Let Hackers Open Subaru Cars – Security News

Electronics designer Tom Wimmenhove recently uncovered a vulnerability in the key fob system that car manufacturer Subaru uses for several of its vehicles. When exploited successfully, it can enable hackers or thieves to clone the key fob to the access...

/ October 16, 2017

As Cities Get Smarter, So Should Their Security

TrendMicro Today, more urban centers than ever are implementing a range of advanced technological systems. These sensors and networks used in combination with citizens’ mobile devices create smarter cities capable of reduced pollution, increased safety, better engagement with residents and more...

/ June 26, 2017

IoT, Smart Cities Under Attack

Internet of Things technology is now more widespread than many people realize. Systems that fall under the IoT umbrella are popping up in an array of settings, even outside consumer circles. Today, every group from enterprise businesses to city governments...

/ May 22, 2017

WannaCry & The Reality Of Patching

[Editors note: For the latest WannaCry information as it relates to Trend Micro products, please read this support article.]  The WannaCry ransomware variant of 12-May-2017 has been engineered to take advantage of the most common security challenges facing large organizations...

/ May 14, 2017

Smart Factory Security Part 3: Ransomware countermeasures for factory operations

Ransomware that inflicts severe damage on corporate IT systems Ransomware is indiscriminate on its targets. It is a type of that infects smartphones, tablets, computers, and servers to render the device inaccessible by locking the screen or encrypting its files....

/ April 3, 2017

TrendLabs Security Intelligence BlogNew Linux Malware Exploits CGI Vulnerability

by Jeanne Jocson and Jennifer Gumban Linux has long been the preferred operating system for enterprise platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) manufacturers. Linux-based devices are continually being deployed in smart systems across many different industries, with IoT gateways facilitating...

/ March 9, 2017

US Cities Exposed in Shodan – Security News

Shodan is an online search engine that catalogs cyber assets or internet-connected devices. Many cyber assets are exposed in Shodan for a number of reasons, including poor configuration. This level of exposure can become a serious security concern when hackers...

/ February 14, 2017

Securing Your Routers Against Mirai and Other Home Network Attacks – Security News

View Securing Home Routers: Understanding Attacks and Defense Strategies Do you know if your router has turned into a zombie? It could be part of a botnet responsible for the DDoS attacks that have been taking down company websites. Last...

/ January 30, 2017

Will 2017 be the Year IoT Threats Go Mainstream? –

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we live and work forever. It makes us more productive, healthier and happier, and it enables businesses to work smarter, more efficiently and with greater agility. There’s just one problem: from...

/ January 25, 2017