Author: Paul

A video released by MedSec and Muddy Waters purports to show a 'crash attack' on a St. Jude pacemaker. In a statement, St. Jude said the video shows the device behaving properly.

Short Sheet: Researchers Raise Doubts on St. Jude Device Hack

In-brief: The battle of words over the security of devices by St. Jude Medical continued on Tuesday, as researchers from University of Michigan raised questions about claims that security researchers had actually “crashed” implantable pace makers. 

Tim Bandos, who helped build DuPont's Incident Response team, stopped into The Security Ledger studios to talk about his experience, and his advice for other companies.

Incident Response Podcast: Lessons from a Fortune 100 Veteran

In-brief: Tim Bandos, who helped build DuPont’s Incident Response team, stopped into The Security Ledger studios to talk about his experience, and his advice for other companies. 

Tripwire Black Hat 2016 Survey: IoT Risks and Cyber War | Tripwire

Tripwire Black Hat 2016 Survey: IoT Risks and Cyber War | Tripwire

In-brief: attendees at the recent Black Hat Briefings are concerned about the risks posed by IoT devices, but lack confidence that their employer is properly tracking IoT devices, a survey from Tripwire reveals. 

Samsung is partnering with the firm Darktrace on a security platform for Internet of Things.

Samsung Taps Security Start-up Darktrace for IoT Protection

In-brief: Samsung’s SDS global IT services group inked a deal with the security start-up Darktrace last week that, according to reports, will also result in collaboration around security for IoT devices.

Beware: Targeted Attacks on iPhone Users are a Thing | Lookout Blog

Beware: Targeted Attacks on iPhone Users are a Thing | Lookout Blog

In-brief: Lookout said it identified an active threat that was using three critical iOS zero-day (that is: previously unknown) vulnerabilities. When exploited, the three vulnerabilities “form an attack chain that subverts even Apple’s strong security environment.”