In brief: A flaw in a wearable insulin pump sold by Johnson & Johnson has the potential to allow a malicious actor to force the device to administer doses of insulin to a patient without their knowledge.
In-brief: research by the security firm Rapid7 has uncovered security flaws in new, interactive “smart toys” by Fisher Price and other toy makers that could divulge personal information related to children and their families. Editor’s note: this story was updated to include comments from Mark Stanislav of Rapid7. PFR Feb 2, 2016.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (43.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | https://www.securityledger.com/subscribe In-brief: In this podcast, Dennis Fisher of onthewire.io and I talk about securing the Internet of Things.
A security flaw in smart home technology sold by Comcast could allow would-be burglars to disable door and window alarms using radio-jamming attacks, according to research from the firm Rapid7.
In-brief: Researchers from the security firm Rapid7 revealed the findings of a survey of common wireless baby monitors and nanny-cams, and found a host of serious and, in some cases, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities.