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A network of 150,000 IP-enabled devices including cameras and DVRs were involved in a denial of service attack against the French hosting firm OVH, an executive claimed.

Botnet of 140,000 Cameras, DVRs Behind Biggest DoS Ever

In-brief: The head of a hosting firm said a botnet of almost 150,000 cameras and digital video recorders was behind a massive denial of service attack. 

Cameras, IoT Devices Part of Massive DDoS on Krebs Security

Cameras, IoT Devices Part of Massive DDoS on Krebs Security

In-brief: A massive distributed denial of service attack has taken a crusading cybercrime journalist’s website offline and compromised cameras, broadband routers and other Internet of Things devices are playing a part in the attack.

Industrial Internet Consortium Publishes Security Framework

Industrial Internet Consortium Publishes Security Framework

In-brief: The Industrial Internet Consortium has released a security framework for addressing security issues in industrial Internet of Things systems. The goal: avoid the mistakes of the consumer IoT space. 

The Department of Homeland Security is readying guidelines for securing the Internet of Things. (Image courtesy of PBS.)

Exclusive: DHS Readies Guidance for Securing Internet of Things

In-brief: The Department of Homeland Security is readying a set of security guidelines for Internet of Things device makers and for consumers that it will soon release, according to a senior official.

German automaker Volkswagen has teamed with three Israeli firms to form a joint venture focused on securing connected cars.

VW, Israeli Firm Team on Auto Cyber Security

In-brief: CYMOTIVE is the name of a new joint venture between Volkswagen and three Israeli firms. The new company will develop solutions to secure connected vehicles.