Two years after a false EAS alert about an incoming ICBM sowed terror in Hawaii, and seven years after security researchers warned about insecure, Internet connected Emergency Alert System (EAS) hardware, scores of the devices across the U.S. remain un-patched and vulnerable to cyber attack, according to security experts.
Global aluminum manufacturer Norsk Hydro was hit with an alleged ransomware attack Tuesday. The attack is having a major impact on the company’s global business and production.
A proposed right to repair law in New Hampshire won’t make the Internet of Things one iota less secure. It will benefit consumers and the planet by extending the useful life of a wide range of connected devices, while making it easier to keep them secure throughout their useful life.
Your search results are the next frontier for online scammers and fraud, including identity theft, warns Angel Grant of RSA’s Fraud & Risk Intelligence group.*
Research from the firm Akamai finds cyber criminals are marrying vulnerable home routers to sophisticated “fast flux” command and control tools to create long-lived, cyber criminal infrastructure.