Flaws in software run by a range of microprocessors could be widespread in embedded systems, security experts and the Department of Homeland Security are warning.
Mobile applications used with two, popular home automation platforms by Wink and Insteon fail to protect user login information, leaving the devices vulnerable to hacking, a researcher at Rapid7 found.
In-brief: A year after Mirai, as many as 100,000 devices, globally, may be running some version of the Mirai malware, while countless others are vulnerable to being enlisted in a Mirai-like attack. Worse: these systems may not be patched for “years,” according to the SANS Internet Storm Center.
In-brief: the firm Pen Test Partners notes that there are security arguments against expanding right to repair laws. But do they stand up to scrutiny?
In-brief: serious security flaws affect 20 models of wireless routers manufactured by the firm Linksys, just the latest report to underscore security flaws in ubiquitous networking hardware that is used by homes and small businesses, the firm IOActive disclosed on Thursday.