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Third World Problem: Bot Herders Target Home Routers In Developing Nations

May 12, 2015 13:340 comments
Insecure home routers by the firm Ubiquiti - many located in developing countries - are the foundation for a new global botnet used in denail of service attacks, according to the firm Incapsula.

In-brief: A new global botnet is built on lightly secured home broadband routers in developing nations, according to a report from the firm Incapsula.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Researcher: Drug Pump the ‘Least Secure IP Device I’ve Ever Seen’

May 5, 2015 11:420 comments
Hospira LifeCare  PCA 3 infusion pumps were found to contain a number of serious security holes that could give an attacker control over the devices.

In-brief: A researcher studying the workings of a wireless-enabled drug infusion pump by the firm Hospira said the device utterly lacked security controls, making it “the least secure IP enabled device” he had ever worked with. His research prompted a warning from the Department of Homeland Security.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Windows Bug From 1997 Enables Credential Theft

April 14, 2015 07:521 comment
Cylance warned about a widespread vulnerability that could be used to steal credentials from applications.

In-brief: Researchers from the firm Cylance warned that an unpatched security flaw first discovered in 1997 could be used to attack a wide range of popular applications and steal user credentials.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Can Chip Fingerprinting Secure IoT Devices Against Malware?

April 10, 2015 08:070 comments
Researchers in Japan have developed a way to uniquely identify Internet of Things devices: creating a "fingerprint" based on subtle variations in chip composition.

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…

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