In-brief: Researchers in Japan have developed a way to uniquely identify Internet of Things devices: creating a “fingerprint” based on subtle variations in chip composition, according to a report in IEEE Spectrum. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
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In-brief: Trend Micro notes that supply chain attacks are on the rise, with attackers relying on a short list of techniques including compromises of source code, firmware and so-called “watering hole” attacks. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
In-brief: Infoworld’s Roger Grimes makes the case that Google’s recent Rowhammer exploit may be a sign of things to come as attackers look for common platforms to attack the Internet of Things. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
There’s an interesting roundup piece on Internet of Things security by Nermin Hajdarbegovic over at the technical jobs site Toptal. Hajdarbegovic provides a summary of some of the recent IoT reports – by Kaspersky Lab (the “Internet of Crappy Things” report, FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez and Wind River. (We covered the FTC and Wind River reports here and here.) It’s worth a read. Hajdarbegovic is mostly optimistic about the future of the Internet of Things and the ability of the “market” to address the security and privacy issues that currently exists. From his blog post: “As the IoT market grows, we will see more investment, and as hardware matures, we will get improved security. Chipmakers like Intel and ARM will be keen to offer better security with each new generation, since security could be a market differentiator, allowing them to grab more design wins and gain a bigger share. “Technology […]Read more ›
In-brief: Three noted academics and experts on homeland security argue for changes in the way that Internet of Things devices are deployed, and more research on the risks such devices pose to companies and individuals. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›