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Researchers warn of QNAP NAS attacks in the wild

Hackers target QNAP NAS devices running multiple firmware versions vulnerable to a remote code execution (RCE) flaw addressed by the vendor 3 years ago. Hackers are scanning the Internet for vulnerable network-attached storage (NAS) devices running multiple QNAP firmware versions vulnerable to a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability addressed by the v
Publish At:2020-08-31 14:37 | Read:185 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things IoT QNAP NAS

Experts hacked 28,000 unsecured printers to raise awareness of printer security issues

Cybersecurity experts at CyberNews hijacked close to 28,000 unsecured printers worldwide and forced them to print out a guide on printer security Original post: https://cybernews.com/security/we-hacked-28000-unsecured-printers-to-raise-awareness-of-printer-security-issues/ Most of us already know the importance of using antivirus, anti-malware, and VPN
Publish At:2020-08-27 16:51 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things Security IoT printe

Explosive technology and 3D printers: a history of deadly devices

Hackers: They’ll turn your computer into a BOMB! “Hackers turning computers into bombs” is a now legendary headline, taken from the Weekly World News. It has rather set the bar for “people will murder you with computers” anxiety. Even those familiar with the headline may not have dug into the story too much on account of how silly
Publish At:2020-08-14 19:52 | Read:261 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking 3d printer hackers hacking hacks hardware IoT malwar

Garmin: the latest wearable attacked by ransomware and a controversial ransom

Garmin, the developer of smartwatches and GPS devices, along with its popular app for monitoring physical exercise and sharing results with other services and devices, has become one of the latest victims of ransomware. On July 27, the company announced the recovery of normal activity after the attack from the WastedLocker ransomware, which first appeared ea
Publish At:2020-08-04 10:03 | Read:216 | Comments:0 | Tags:Adaptive Defense Business Malware News Advac advanced cybers

QNAP urges users to update Malware Remover after QSnatch joint alert

The Taiwanese vendor QNAP urges its users to update the Malware Remover app following the alert on the QSnatch malware. The Taiwanese company QNAP is urging its users to update the Malware Remover app to prevent NAS devices from being infected by the QSnatch malware. This week, the United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) a
Publish At:2020-08-02 05:45 | Read:321 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things hacking news inform

Mirai Botnet Exploit Weaponized to Attack IoT Devices via CVE-2020-5902

Update as of 10:00 A.M. PST, July 30, 2020: Our continued analysis of the malware sample showed adjustments to the details involving the URI and Shodan scan parameters. We made the necessary changes in this post. We would like to thank F5 Networks for reaching out to us to clarify these details. With additional insights from Jemimah Molina and Augusto Remill
Publish At:2020-07-31 16:35 | Read:314 | Comments:0 | Tags:Botnets Exploits Vulnerabilities botnet CVE-2020-5902 Exploi

QSnatch malware infected over 62,000 QNAP NAS Devices

US and UK cybersecurity agencies issued a joint advisory about the spread of QSnatch Data-Stealing Malware that already infected over 62,000 QNAP NAS devices. The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued a joint advisory about a massive ongoing campaign spre
Publish At:2020-07-28 17:40 | Read:256 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Internet of Things Malware

Hacking IoT & RF Devices with BürtleinaBoard

Yet another Multipurpose Breakout Board to hack hardware in a clean and easy way! How to hack IoT & RF Devices with BürtleinaBoard. Disclaimer: due to a complaint from the citizens of my native city in Italy… I had to rename #PiadinaBoard into #BurtleinaBoard
Publish At:2020-07-28 17:40 | Read:224 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things hacking news inform

New Mirai variant includes exploit for a flaw in Comtrend Routers

Researchers spotted a new version of the Mirai IoT botnet that includes an exploit for a vulnerability affecting Comtrend routers. Malware researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a new version of the Mirai Internet of Things (IoT) botnet that includes an exploit for the CVE-2020-10173 vulnerability impacting Comtrend routers. The Mirai botnet was fi
Publish At:2020-07-14 06:11 | Read:349 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Internet of Things Malware

Lock and Code S1Ep10: Pulling apart the Internet of Things with JP Taggart

This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to JP Taggart, senior security researcher at Malwarebytes, about the Internet of Things. For years, Internet capabilities have crept into modern consumer products, providing sometimes convenient, sometimes extra
Publish At:2020-07-07 14:23 | Read:340 | Comments:0 | Tags:Podcast beacons bluetooth Chromebook chromebook antivirus In

Netgear is releasing fixes for ten issues affecting 79 products

Netgear is addressing ten vulnerabilities affecting nearly 80 of its products, including issues discovered at the Pwn2Own hacking competition. Netgear is releasing security patches to address ten vulnerabilities affecting nearly 80 of its products. Some of the vulnerabilities were discovered during the Pwn2Own Tokyo 2019 hacking contest and reported throu
Publish At:2020-07-02 08:29 | Read:233 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

Satori IoT botnet author sentenced to 13 months in prison

byLisa VaasThe coder who created the massive Satori botnet of enslaved devices and a handful of other botnets will be spending 13 months behind bars, the US Attorney’s Office of Alaska announced on Friday.Kenneth Currin Schuchman, 22, from Vancouver, Wash., spent years developing distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) botnets. In September 2019, he pleaded gui
Publish At:2020-06-29 07:48 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Denial of Service Law & order Security threats DDoS Fbot/Tsu

New XORDDoS, Kaiji DDoS botnet variants target Docker servers

Operators behind XORDDoS and Kaiji DDoS botnets recently started targeting Docker servers exposed online, Trend Micro warns. Trend Micro researchers reported that operators behind XORDDoS and Kaiji DDoS botnets recently started targeting Docker servers exposed online. XORDDoS, also known as XOR.DDoS, first appeared in the threat landscape in 2014 it is
Publish At:2020-06-24 03:35 | Read:406 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware botnet Docker hacking news inf

A daily average of 80,000 printers exposed online via IPP

Experts found tens of thousands of printers that are exposed online that are leaking device names, organization names, WiFi SSIDs, and other info. It’s not a mystery, a printer left exposed online without proper security could open the doors to hackers, now researchers from Shadowserver Foundation have discovered tens of thousands of printers that a
Publish At:2020-06-23 12:09 | Read:280 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things IoT IPP

End of line: supporting IoT in the home

Trouble is potentially brewing in Internet of Things (IoT) land, even if the consequences may still be a little way off. System updates and issues surrounding expiring certificates will pose problems for manufacturers and headaches for consumers. System updates for fun and profit One of the first mainstream collisions of putting updates out to pasture
Publish At:2020-06-17 15:39 | Read:386 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime Privacy advertisement app appliance fridge guaran

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