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Tens of thousands of QNAP SOHO NAS devices affected by unpatched RCEs

Unpatched vulnerabilities in QNAP small office/home office (SOHO) network-attached storage (NAS) devices could be exploited by remote attackers to remotely execute arbitrary code. Security researchers at SAM Seamless Network discovered a couple of critical unpatched flawsin QNAP small office/home office (SOHO) network-attached storage (NAS) devices that c
Publish At:2021-04-02 16:33 | Read:279 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things hacking news inform

QNAP urges users to take action to protect devices against Brute-Force attacks

Taiwanese manufacturer QNAP published an alert urging its customers to secure their devices after a growing number of users reported that their devices have been hit by brute-force attacks. This week the Taiwanese vendor QNAP has published an alert urging users to secure their devices after a growing number of users reported that their devices have been h
Publish At:2021-03-28 11:37 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things Security hacking ne

How Can the Trucking Industry Secure Their Telematics?

The trucking sector is essential to countless other industries. Without reliable transportation, supply chains would crumble, and companies and consumers would face shortages. With so much riding on it, it’s no wonder why the industry has fully embraced technology like telematics in recent years.Telematics refers to the suite of technologies fleets use to sh
Publish At:2021-03-23 02:26 | Read:195 | Comments:0 | Tags:Internet of Things IoT IoT security telematics vehicle

Experts found 15 flaws in Netgear JGS516PE switch, including a critical RCE

Netgear has released security and firmware updates for its JGS516PE Ethernet switch to address 15 vulnerabilities, including a critica remote code execution issue. Netgear has released security and firmware updates to address 15 vulnerabilities in its JGS516PE Ethernet switch, including an unauthenticated remote code execution flaw rated as critical.
Publish At:2021-03-14 12:06 | Read:332 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things hacking news inform

150,000 Verkada security cameras hacked—to make a point

Hackers were able to gain access to camera feeds from Verkada, a tech company that specializes in video security and physical access control, to demonstrate how prevalent surveillance is, reports say. Unfortunately, it also exposed the inner workings of hospitals, clinics, and mental health institutions; banks; police departments; prisons; schools; and co
Publish At:2021-03-12 15:42 | Read:319 | Comments:0 | Tags:IoT APT 69420 Arson Cats camera hacking Cloudeflare hack hea

UnityMiner targets unpatched QNAP NAS in cryptocurrency mining campaign

Experts warn of ongoing attacks targeting QNAP network-attached storage (NAS) devices to abuse them in cryptocurrency mining. Researchers at 360Netlab are warning of a cryptocurrency malware campaign targeting unpatched QNAP network-attached storage (NAS) devices. via the unauthorized remote command execution vulnerability (CVE-2020-2506 & CVE-2020
Publish At:2021-03-08 15:42 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things Security cryptocurr

NurseryCam daycare cam service shut down after security breach

Daycare camera product NurseryCam was hacked last week, the company was forced to shut down its IoT camera service. On Friday, The Register become aware of the compromise of the NurseryCam network. NurseryCam is produced by the companies FootfallCam Ltd and Meta Technologies Ltd. In response to the incident, the company shut down its IoT camera service
Publish At:2021-02-23 04:00 | Read:368 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Internet of Things data br

Hacking Christmas Gifts: Brushing with Bluetooth

If high-tech gadgets are on your holiday shopping list, it is worth taking a moment to think about the particular risks they may bring. Under the wrong circumstances, even an innocuous gift may introduce unexpected vulnerabilities. In this blog series, VERT will be looking at some of the Internet’s best-selling holiday gifts with an eye toward thei
Publish At:2021-02-18 02:44 | Read:348 | Comments:0 | Tags:Internet of Things bluetooth gift IoT security hack

DDoS attacks in Q4 2020

News overview Cybercriminals are constantly on the lookout for means and methods to make attacks more destructive. In Q4 2020, Citrix ADC (application delivery controller) devices became one such tool, when perpetrators abused their DTLS interface. The DTLS (Datagram Transport Layer Security) protocol is used to establish secure connections over UDP, through
Publish At:2021-02-16 07:55 | Read:384 | Comments:0 | Tags:DDoS reports Botnets Cybercrime DDoS-attacks Internet of Thi

Experts found critical flaws in Realtek Wi-Fi Module

Critical flaws in the Realtek RTL8195A Wi-Fi module could have been exploited to gain root access and take over devices’ wireless communications. Researchers from Israeli IoT security firm Vdoo found six vulnerabilities in the Realtek RTL8195A Wi-Fi module that could have been exploited to gain root access and take control of a device’s wirele
Publish At:2021-02-06 18:06 | Read:422 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things Security hacking ne

Privacy predictions for 2021

2020 saw an unprecedented increase in the importance and value of digital services and infrastructure. From the rise of remote working and the global shift in consumer habits to huge profits booked by internet entertainers, we are witnessing how overwhelmingly important the connected infrastructure has become for the daily functioning of society. What does a
Publish At:2021-01-28 07:37 | Read:471 | Comments:0 | Tags:Kaspersky Security Bulletin Data leaks Data Protection Inter

Dovecat crypto-miner is targeting QNAP NAS devices

QNAP is warning customers of a new piece of malware dubbed Dovecat that is targeting NAS devices to mine cryptocurrency. Taiwanese vendor QNAP has published a security advisory to warn customers of a new piece of malware named Dovecat that is targeting NAS devices. The malware was designed to abuse NAS resources and mine cryptocurrency. The malware tar
Publish At:2021-01-21 19:54 | Read:417 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Internet of Things Malware Bitcoin Cryptocurre

President Biden’s Peloton exercise equipment under scrutiny

President Joe Biden can’t bring his Peloton exercise equipment to the White House due to security reasons. According to a Popular Mechanics report, President Joe Biden is going to move to the White House and likely he will have to give up his Peloton exercise equipment for security reasons. Peloton exercise equipment’s popularity surged dur
Publish At:2021-01-17 22:18 | Read:593 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Internet of Things Security Hacking hacking ne

Source code for malware that targets Qiui Cellmate device was leaked online

The source code for the ChastityLock ransomware that was used in attacks aimed at the users of the Qiui Cellmate adult toy is now publicly available. Recently a family of ransomware was observed targeting the users of the Bluetooth-controlled Qiui Cellmate chastity device.  Qiui Cellmate made the headlines in October when the researchers at Pen Test P
Publish At:2021-01-11 06:24 | Read:523 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things Malware hacking new

Keeping Your Garage Secure Using a Raspberry Pi

It is always unfortunate when the garage door is left open when you leave for an extended period of time. This has happened to me a couple of times. By leaving the garage door open, I was inviting unwanted guests into the garage. An unwanted guest can be animals looking for a meal and spreading trash all over. It could also be another person that sees an ope
Publish At:2021-01-06 01:14 | Read:429 | Comments:0 | Tags:Internet of Things IoT Raspberry Pi