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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:112 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Internet of Things data br

Manufacturing Cybersecurity Threats and How To Face Them

With manufacturing cybersecurity threats on the rise, what should companies know about protecting their digital assets in the future?  Risks to Security in Manufacturing The number of ransomware incidents involving the manufacturing sector increased 156% between the first quarters of 2019 and 2020. Later in 2020, ransomware actors demanded $17 million
Publish At:2021-02-19 13:59 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management Security Services IoT Cybersecurity Industri

Seven Tips for Protecting Your Internet-Connected Healthcare Devices

Seven Tips for Protecting Your Internet-Connected Healthcare Devices: Cybersecurity Awareness Month October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which is led by the U.S. government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in conjunction with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)—a national non-profit focused on cybersecurity education &a
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:137 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer healthcare cybersecurity IoT HIPPA IoT in healthcar

5G and the IoT: A Look Ahead at What’s Next for Your Home and Community

5G and the IoT: A Look Ahead at What’s Next for Your Home and Community October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which is led by the U.S. government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in conjunction with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)—a national non-profit focused on cybersecurity education & awareness. McAfee is ple
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:114 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer cybersecurity smart home IoT 5G #BeCyberSmart cyber

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

A week in security (January 18 – January 24)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we looked at changes to WhatsApp’s privacy policy, we provided information about Malwarebytes being targeted by the same threat actor that was implicated in the SolarWinds breach, we told the story of ZeroLogon, looked at the pros and cons of Zoom watermarking, studied the vulnerabilities in dnsmasq called DNSpooq, asked if Ti
Publish At:2021-01-25 12:06 | Read:228 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security Malwarebytes news bec Brave chrome Cisco

Ubiquiti breach, and other IoT security problems

Networking equipment manufacturer Ubiquiti sent out an email to warn users about a possible data breach. The email stated there had been unauthorized access to its IT systems that are hosted with a third-party cloud provider. Ubiquiti Networks sells networking devices and IoT devices. It did not specify which products were affected but pointed at UI.com,
Publish At:2021-01-12 16:00 | Read:305 | Comments:0 | Tags:IoT 2fa chastity belt IoT security passwords traffic lights

A week in security (January 4 – January 10)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we released survey results about VPN usage and found that 36 percent of our respondents use it. We also talked about Adobe Flash Player reaching its end of life—meaning, Adobe won’t be supporting the updating and patching of its Flash Player software; covered the ransomware attack against Funke Media Group, one of German
Publish At:2021-01-11 12:42 | Read:265 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security Adobe Flash Player APT37 BitCoin Scam Bit

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:294 | 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:576 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Internet of Things Security Hackin

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

Smart toy security: How to keep your kids safe this Christmas

Christmas is coming, and so are the smart toys. The ever-present pandemic has meant a lot more staying at home this year. Videogame playing has increased considerably, because why not? Screentime for kids has gone up, because again, it’s bound to. It hasn’t brought about the end of civilisation and the kids are still alright. You’d expect a big surge in s
Publish At:2020-12-17 12:06 | Read:359 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime Privacy Christmas connected festive holiday seaso

Launched OSSISNa, the Observatory for the Protection of the National Strategic Industrial System

On 11th December 2020, the Observatory for the Protection of the National Strategic Industrial System (OSSISNa) was officially announced. On 11th December 2020, during the international scientific conference on CBRNe events “SICC 2020”, the Observatory for the Protection of the National Strategic Industrial System (OSSISNa) was officially pres
Publish At:2020-12-17 09:42 | Read:311 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Hacking hacking news information secu

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

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