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IoT, Smart Cities Under Attack

By | 2017-09-23T19:23:09+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Threat Intelligence|

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 is utilizing intelligent, internet- and Bluetooth-enabled devices to make a variety of critical

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WannaCry & The Reality Of Patching

By | 2017-07-12T20:31:20+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: Threat Intelligence|

[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 today. Starting with one infection system, this variant uses a recent vulnerability (CVE-2017-0144/MS17-010)

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Smart Factory Security Part 3: Ransomware countermeasures for factory operations

By | 2017-07-12T07:55:50+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Threat Intelligence|

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. In order to regain access, the user must pay up. Ransomware began to

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TrendLabs Security Intelligence BlogNew Linux Malware Exploits CGI Vulnerability

By | 2017-07-11T22:51:08+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Categories: Threat Intelligence|

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 connected solutions and services central to different businesses. In connection to their widespread

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US Cities Exposed in Shodan – Security News

By | 2017-07-11T22:12:47+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Categories: Threat Intelligence|

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 take advantage of them to steal data, launch ransomware or distributed denial-of-service (DDoS)

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

By | 2017-07-11T21:30:13+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Categories: Threat Intelligence|

View Securing Home Routers: Understanding Attacks and Defense StrategiesDo 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 year, the Mirai botnet launched massive and widespread attacks by leveraging vulnerable connected devices

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Will 2017 be the Year IoT Threats Go Mainstream? –

By | 2017-07-11T18:59:07+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Categories: Threat Intelligence|

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 a security perspective IoT devices are fundamentally flawed. And the bad guys are

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Pwn2Own™ Returns for 2017 to Celebrate 10 Years of Exploits –

By | 2017-07-11T18:19:23+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Categories: Threat Intelligence|

We are nine weeks away from the Pwn2Own™ 2017 security contest returning to CanSecWest, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. A lot has changed in the world since the first Pwn2Own in 2007. The computing space has changed drastically, as well. The first Pwn2Own happened before Conficker or Stuxnet. It happened

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Netgear Vulnerability Calls for Better Router Security across Businesses and Homes – Security News

By | 2017-07-11T18:19:17+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Categories: Threat Intelligence|

December 20, 2016 On December 9, security researchers at Carnegie Mellon University warned about a major vulnerability discovered in several popular Netgear routers that could leave thousands of home networking devices exposed to arbitrary command injection. If exploited, hackers could gain full control of these devices and incorporate the compromised device to a

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