In-brief: three quarters of embedded systems that sport web interfaces tested by researchers at universities in Germany and France contained serious security vulnerabilities, according to a new study. The results raise more questions about the security of embedded devices including home routers and home surveillance cameras.
In-brief: A network of 900 Closed Circuit Cameras were involved in a denial of service attack against a cloud-based service said the firm Imperva*.
In-brief: A survey of more than 300 developers working on Internet of Things products reveals that security is their top concern, followed by interoperability.
In-brief: The OpenSSL Project is publishing software updates to address a range of security flaws, at least one of them rated “critical.” The update comes amid a comprehensive audit of the OpenSSL code.
In-brief: The security firm Qualys is warning of a serious and remotely exploitable vulnerability in a function of the GNU C Library (glibc) known as gethostbyname. The security hole raises more questions about dangers lurking in legacy, open source software.