Researchers from McAfee have demonstrated how a flaw in a Belkin smart switch can be used to access other connected devices on the same network as the switch.
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DEF CONtests Highlight Hacker Culture’s Expanding Reach
Scores of contests at the annual DEF CON event reveal hacker culture in its Baroque glory, with tests of social engineering and IoT hacking skills taking center stage.
Opinion: With Internet of Things, Devices become Insider Threat
Connected devices aren’t just fodder for botnets. They increasingly act as malicious “insiders” capable of spying on their surroundings and providing valuable intelligence on homes and offices, argues Yotam Gutman of the firm Securithings in this industry perspective.
U.S. official: Don’t bring laptops or mobile devices to the World Cup in Russia
If you’re going to the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia and you’re thinking of taking your laptop or mobile device to the matches, just don’t do it, warned the top U.S. counterintelligence official.
U.S. sanctions Russian companies, individuals over cyber attacks
Acting on an executive order, the U.S. government imposed sanctions on five companies and three individuals for their collaboration with the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) in state-sponsored cyber-attack activity.