IoT and ICS Security

IOT and ICS Security

Smart Homes of Tomorrow – This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Smart Homes of Tomorrow – This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Privacy, vulnerability and reliability are the three main issues almost every connected device currently on the market faces, yet consumers are still choosing to automate their homes at an incredible rate. Currently ...

IoT and Hardware Security – How Bad Will It Get?

It is obviously not new that the security of hardware devices, especially the ones in the IoT space, is not the best. Typically, these devices were not designed with security in mind ...
Security Boulevard's 5 Most Read Stories for the Week, May 7-May 11

Security Boulevard’s 5 Most Read Stories for the Week, May 7-May 11

A new week, a new crop of security stories. Last week, Privacy in Public Places, Fileless Malware, Spam Bots and Fake Accounts and Cryptomining Worm MassMiner made headlines. Also, we offered some ...
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Venmo using a simple voice command with Siri

Sending Inaudible Commands to Voice Assistants

Researchers have demonstrated the ability to send inaudible commands to voice assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. Over the last two years, researchers in China and the United States have begun ...
Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on a Highway | WIRED

The 7 Craziest IoT Device Hacks

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Internet of Things (IoT) botnets have forever changed cyber-security. When an IoT botnet – which is a group of internet-connected computers, appliances or devices that have been co-opted to launch a cyber-attack ...
  Battelle’s DroneDefender Antidrone Countermeasure

Miscreant Gang Runs Drone Intercept Targeting FBI Agents

Battelle’s DroneDefender Antidrone Countermeasure via Patrick Tucker, the Technology Editor over at DefenseOne, posted a particularly troubling new piece on May 3rd, detailing an incident in which our Federal Bureau of Investigation ...
Smart Home Assistants: Masters of Convenience or a Security Nightmare?

Smart Home Assistants: Masters of Convenience or a Security Nightmare?

Smart assistants, such as Amazon Echo or Google Home, are changing habits and making lives of more than 45 million users in the US more organized. Virtual home assistants may look like ...
Matthew Pascucci

IoT and Machine Identity Protection: Getting Smarter about Securing Smart Technologies

The internet of things (IoT) is a living, breathing beast that’s surreptitiously infiltrating our lives. We now have smart cities where the street lights and trash bins are calculating data to schedule ...
Study: Attack on KrebsOnSecurity Cost IoT Device Owners $323K

Study: Attack on KrebsOnSecurity Cost IoT Device Owners $323K

A monster distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) against KrebsOnSecurity.com in 2016 knocked this site offline for nearly four days. The attack was executed through a network of hacked "Internet of Things" (IoT) devices ...
Hide and Seek IoT Botnet resurfaces with new tricks, persistence

Hide and Seek IoT Botnet resurfaces with new tricks, persistence

On April 30, Bitdefender researchers became aware of a new version of the Hide and Seek bot we documented earlier this year. The botnet, the world’s first to communicate via a custom-built ...
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