Known versions of ransomware can run on smart TVs that use Android and other mobile and embedded device operating systems, according to research by Symantec.
In-brief: Open redirects and forwards may be at the bottom of OWASP’s Top 10 list of web application security vulnerabilities, but they are still a potent and widespread problem, says Akamai’s Or Katz, who offers some suggestions for fixing it. (more…) Share this:Click to share...
In-brief: The Open Interconnect Consortium said that it was acquiring the assets of the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) Forum, giving OIC’s Internet of Things technologies a potential platform of thousands of UPnP compliant devices. (more…) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in...
In-brief: Alphabet’s Nest Cam continues to run even after users have turned it “off,” the company acknowledged on Tuesday, raising questions about transparency and the potential for privacy abuses using the popular home surveillance device. (more…) Share this:Click to share...
In-brief: RSA Security said a newly discovered Trojan horse program may have been lurking for three years on corporate networks. Chinese nationals were the apparent target.Read more ›
In-brief: SAP AG announced alliances with a string of software and hardware makers to provide end to end security for Internet of Things deployments. Check Point and Intel are among the company’s partners.Read more ›
In-brief: Starwood Hotels said on Friday that it was the victim of a malicious software infection on point of sale (POS) systems at restaurants, just the latest in a string of high profile hotel chains to admit that it was the victim of a cyber attack involving compromises of point of sale systems and the theft of customer data.Read more ›
In-brief: the energy sector is particularly vulnerable to attack via ERP and other mission critical systems, according to a report.Read more ›