IoT and ICS Security

It’s All Fun and Games…Until Your “Smart” Home Gets Hacked

A year ago, we bought a fixer-upper well below market value. We knew that we would have the opportunity to make some investment in smart tech. When Amazon sent a Smart Home Consultant to our house, they said we were farther ahead than most of the people they met with. I was trying to get The post It’s All Fun and Games…Until Your “Smart” Home Gets Hacked appeared first...

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Do Hackers Have It Easy?

Hackers got it easy. At least, it feels like it. They are in a growing “industry” with many, almost endless, targets to choose from. They have access to new tools and techniques, services that make it easy for them to launch an attack and lots of information and personal data at their fingertips. All of The post Do Hackers Have It Easy? appeared first on Radware...

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Another iPhone Change to Frustrate the Police

I recently wrote about the new ability to disable the Touch ID login on iPhones. This is important because of a weirdness in current US law that protects people's passcodes from forced disclosure in ways it does not protect actions: being forced to place a thumb on a fingerprint reader. There's another, more significant, change: iOS now requires a...

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Multiple flaws found in smart syringe pump

As more life-saving medical devices are capable of connecting to the internet, the potential threat of malicious hacking leading to physical bodily harm becomes more real. An independent researcher recently found multiple vulnerabilities plaguing a particular syringe pump. ICS-CERT offers several defensive measures. Categories: Security world Technology Tags: IoTiot threatsMedfusion 4000...

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2017’s 5 Most Dangerous DDoS Attacks & How to Mitigate Them (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of our series on the top 5 most dangerous DDoS attacks and how you can successfully mitigate them. To read Part 1 of the series, click here. Let’s dive back in with Attack Type #4: ATTACK TYPE #4: Fire & Forget: PDoS – Permanent Denial of Service A permanent denial-of-service (PDoS) The post 2017’s 5 Most Dangerous DDoS Attacks & How to Mitigate Them...

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