In-brief: Is there cause for hope? A new analysis of a connected power drill by a researcher at DUO Security finds that it’s actually pretty secure. But challenges remain for connected device makers.
Cross Site Scripting
In-brief: A survey of penetration testers by Rapid7 finds most organizations are failing to detect malicious activity on their networks.
In-brief: A serious security hole in the software that runs certain models of wifi routers made by the firm Netgear prompted warnings to customers to stop using them until a fix can be found. (Editor’s Note: updated with comment from Netgear. PFR 12/12/2016)
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | More In-brief: In this podcast, Dennis Fisher of onthewire.io and I talk about securing the Internet of Things.
In-brief: Wind turbines made by the UK firm XZERES Wind are susceptible to common, web-based attacks including cross site scripting, according to a warning published by the Industrial Control System CERT (ICS-CERT).