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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:101 | 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:166 | 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:101 | 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:187 | 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:256 | 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:213 | 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:362 | 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:283 | 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:196 | Comments:0 | Tags:Internet of Things IoT Raspberry Pi

FBI warns swatting attacks on owners of smart devices

The Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI) is warning owners of smart home devices with voice and video capabilities of ‘swatting’ attacks. The FBI has recently issued an alert to warn owners of smart home devices with voice and video capabilities of so-called “swatting” attacks. Swatting attacks consist of hoax calls made to emergency services
Publish At:2021-01-02 11:48 | Read:555 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Internet of Things Security Hackin

Expert found a secret backdoor in Zyxel firewall and VPN

Zyxel addressed a critical flaw in its firmware, tracked as CVE-2020-29583, related to the presence of a hardcoded undocumented secret account. The Taiwanese vendor Zyxel has addressed a critical vulnerability in its firmware related to the presence of a hardcoded undocumented secret account. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-29583 received a CVSS sc
Publish At:2021-01-01 16:18 | Read:687 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things CVE-2020-29583 hack

Hacking Christmas Gifts: Artie Drawing Robot

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:2020-12-23 13:32 | Read:293 | Comments:0 | Tags:Internet of Things IoT IoT security robot WiFi hack

Flaws in Medtronic MyCareLink can allow attackers to take over implanted cardiac devices

Experts reported flaws in Medtronic ’s MyCareLink Smart 25000 Patient Reader product that could be exploited to take control of a paired cardiac device. Experts from IoT security firm Sternum discovered vulnerabilities discovered in Medtronic’s MyCareLink Smart 25000 Patient Reader product that could be exploited to take control of a paired cardiac device
Publish At:2020-12-15 18:42 | Read:399 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things hacking news inform

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2020. Statistics

All statistics in this report are from the global cloud service Kaspersky Security Network (KSN), which receives information from components in our security solutions. The data was obtained from users who have given their consent to it being sent to KSN. Millions of Kaspersky users around the globe assist us in this endeavor to collect information about mali
Publish At:2020-12-15 06:20 | Read:376 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Kaspersky Security Bulletin Apple MacOS Financial m

QNAP fixed eight flaws that could allow NAS devices takeover

Network-attached storage (NAS) vendor QNAP addressed vulnerabilities that could enable attackers to take over unpatched NAS devices. The Taiwanese vendor QNAP has released security updates to fix eight vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers to over unpatched NAS devices. The list of vulnerabilities addressed by QNAP is available here, it
Publish At:2020-12-08 07:18 | Read:265 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Internet of Things Security Hacking hacking ne

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