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Vulnerabilities Expose Lexus, Toyota Cars to Hacker Attacks

Vulnerabilities in Lexus and Toyota cars could be exploited by hackers to launch remote attacks against affected vehicles, researchers at China-based Tencent Keen Security Lab discovered.Research into the AVN (Audio, Visual and Navigation) system in the 2017 Lexus NX300 — the same system is also used in other models, including LS and ES series — has revealed
Publish At:2020-03-30 16:09 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Vulner

Vulnerabilities in DrayTek Enterprise Routers Exploited in Attacks

Threat actors have been exploiting a couple of vulnerabilities affecting some DrayTek enterprise routers in attacks that started before patches were released by the vendor.DrayTek is a Taiwan-based manufacturer of networking equipment, including routers, firewalls, broadband customer premises equipment (CPE), and VPN devices.In early December 2019, researche
Publish At:2020-03-30 08:34 | Read:203 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Vulnerabilities Cybe

Senator Urges Vendors to Secure Networking Devices Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) this week sent letters to six Internet networking device vendors urging them to ensure that their products remain secure during the COVID-19 social distancing efforts.The coronavirus pandemic has forced many to isolate themselves at home to help stop the virus spread, which resulted in a significant increase in the use of Inte
Publish At:2020-03-27 12:17 | Read:185 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Wir

Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Patched in OpenWrt

A vulnerability that OpenWrt addressed in its opkg fork could have been exploited for the remote execution of arbitrary code.A free, Linux-based embedded platform, OpenWrt has been specifically tailored for network routers and is used on millions of devices worldwide. Opkg is a package management system forked from ipkg, and is intended for use on embedded d
Publish At:2020-03-26 05:56 | Read:210 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities IoT Security Vulnerabili

Insurance Giant Munich Re Invests in Rogue Device Mitigation Firm Sepio Systems

Rockville, Maryland-based startup Sepio Systems, a rogue device mitigation firm, has raised a further $4 million that supplements the Series A round of $6.5 million announced in November 2019.The new investment comes from Munich Re Ventures and Hanaco Ventures, bringing the total raised to $15 million. It is, however, more than just a financial investment si
Publish At:2020-03-25 18:33 | Read:122 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY IoT Security

Vulnerability Exposed Tesla Central Touchscreen to DoS Attacks

Hackers could have caused a Tesla Model 3’s central touchscreen to become unusable simply by getting the targeted user to visit a specially crafted website. The car maker has released a software update that patches the vulnerability.A researcher who uses the online moniker Nullze discovered that the Tesla Model 3’s web interface is affected by a denial-of-se
Publish At:2020-03-23 13:27 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities IoT Security Vulnerabili

New Mirai Variant Delivered to Zyxel NAS Devices Via Recently Patched Flaw

A new variant of the notorious Mirai malware has been delivered by cybercriminals to network-attached storage (NAS) devices made by Zyxel through the exploitation of a recently patched vulnerability.Zyxel informed customers last month that some of its NAS devices and firewalls are affected by a critical vulnerability — tracked as CVE-2020-9054 — that can be
Publish At:2020-03-20 16:00 | Read:266 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & Malware

Tech Companies Partner to Securely Connect IoT to Cloud

Thales, Telstra, Microsoft, and Arduino this week announced a partnership aimed at enabling the secure connection of IoT devices to the cloud.Delivering end-to-end connectivity between devices and cloud platforms, the solution enables “instant and standardized mutual authentication” over cellular networks.Moreover, it is fully compliant with the GSMA IoT SAF
Publish At:2020-03-17 17:07 | Read:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cloud Security Management & Strategy

How Retail Security Can Welcome IoT Innovations Without Putting Customers at Risk

Retail businesses, from mom-and-pop shops to major department stores, are investing heavily in technology to enhance the in-store experience. With the imminent arrival of mainstream 5G, smarter systems are expected to dominate the retail space as the internet of things (IoT) expands. But as we know from connected device deployments in other sectors, such as
Publish At:2020-03-11 08:47 | Read:228 | Comments:0 | Tags:Retail IoT Access Management Connected Devices Customer Expe

Safeguarding Healthcare for the Future With Zero Trust Security

In 2019, we saw a record number of information security breaches. According to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2020, a total of 8.5 billion records were compromised — three times the number from 2018. The healthcare industry saw its fair share of attacks and was the 10th-most targeted industry, accounting for 3 percent of all attacks last year. Th
Publish At:2020-03-11 08:47 | Read:383 | Comments:0 | Tags:Healthcare Identity & Access Access Management Advanced Pers

In 2020, IoT Security Must Be Part of Your Threat Management Strategy

Internet-enabled devices are emerging more and more in business and personal environments. Often going unnoticed, they simply appear within network infrastructures, using wired or wireless connections and expanding the enterprise attack surface. In fact, enterprises nowadays likely have more internet of things (IoT) devices on their networks than traditiona
Publish At:2020-03-10 10:01 | Read:336 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO IoT Connected Devices Internet of Things (IoT) IoT Secu

IoT Security Firm Ordr Increases Funding to $50 Million

Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Mayo Clinic Invest in Enterprise IoT Security FirmSanta Clara, Calif-based Ordr has announced additional funding to the Series B funding round announced in December 2019. The amount of the latest funding is not disclosed, but the company confirms that the total raised is now $50 million.With a Series A round of $16.5 million in
Publish At:2020-03-06 13:52 | Read:249 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY IoT Security

Modernizing Threat Management for the Evolving Attack Surfaces of OT, IoT and IoMT

The traditional threat landscape comprised of conventional IT assets is difficult enough to protect, detect and respond to, but the landscape seems to be quickly expanding beyond traditional IT. Those new domains are operational technology (OT), the internet of things (IoT) and the internet of medical things (IoMT). Devices from non-traditional IT environmen
Publish At:2020-03-04 13:39 | Read:309 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Energy & Utility Healthcare Threat Intelligence NIS

Measuring Security Risk in a Medical IoT World

The medical internet of things (IoT) is no longer a futuristic concept. It is here today, and it includes devices you may have never considered a part of the patient care ecosystem, such as elevators, beds, exit signs and clocks. Between those operational technologies and the devices the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already deemed critical, th
Publish At:2020-03-04 09:51 | Read:240 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Healthcare Risk Management Security Services IoT Co

Cisco to Release Updates for Wireless Products Affected by Kr00k Vulnerability

Cisco says it will release patches for wireless devices affected by the recently disclosed Wi-Fi chip vulnerability named Kr00k. The company says the flaw impacts some of its routers, firewalls, access points and phones.Cybersecurity firm ESET revealed on Wednesday that over one billion Wi-Fi-capable devices were at one point affected by a vulnerability that
Publish At:2020-02-27 16:10 | Read:289 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Vulnerabilities Mobile

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