In-brief: Networking giant Cisco Systems said on Tuesday that a new package of products and services, dubbed IoT Threat Defense.
Internet of Things
In-brief: a botnet of 120,000 cameras that takes its orders from servers based in Iran uses a long-ago disclosed security vulnerability in camera software to spread. The flaw affects over 1,000 different models of cameras, Trend Micro reports.
In-brief: Common industrial robots are susceptible to hacks and other forms of electronic hacking that could cause physical harm to workers or result in flawed and dangerous products.
In-brief: In a damning report, the FDA said that St. Jude Medical* knew about serious security flaws in its implantable medical devices as early as 2014, but failed to address them with software updates or other mitigations, or by replacing those devices. (Editor’s note: updated to include a statement from Abbott and comment from Dr. Kevin Fu. – PFR April 14, 2017)
In-brief: Motherboard reports on an audit of Samsung’s Tizen mobile and IoT operating system that suggests it contains numerous, serious security holes.