In-brief: The code for malicious software that is behind a worldwide network of compromised cameras and home routers has been released on the Internet, a move that may lead to a rapid increase in use of the software.
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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 report studying compromised networks from the firm Vectra finds a big jump in “lateral movement,” as hackers delve deeper into hacked organizations.
In-brief: The Internet of Things will make “datakinesis” – the impact of data attacks on the physical world – common, says Cisco’s Marc Blackmer.