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FTC sets $25,000 Prize for Automatic IoT Patch Management Solution

FTC sets $25,000 Prize for Automatic IoT Patch Management Solution

January 04, 2017Mohit Kumar
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has announced a "prize competition" for creating a software or hardware-based solution with ...
Police Ask for Amazon Echo Data to Help Solve a Murder Case

Police Ask for Amazon Echo Data to Help Solve a Murder Case

December 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Hey, Alexa! Who did this murder? Arkansas police are seeking help from e-commerce giant Amazon for data that may have been recorded on ...
Google 'Android Things' — An Operating System for the Internet of Things

Google 'Android Things' — An Operating System for the Internet of Things

December 20, 2016Wang Wei
Google announced a Developers Preview of " Android Things " — an Android-based operating system platform for smart devices and...
How to Protect All Your Internet-Connected Home Devices From Hackers

How to Protect All Your Internet-Connected Home Devices From Hackers

December 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
How many Internet-connected devices do you have in your home? I am surrounded by around 25 such devices. It's not just your PC, sma...
5 Major Russian Banks Hit With Powerful DDoS Attacks

5 Major Russian Banks Hit With Powerful DDoS Attacks

November 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have risen enormously in past few months and, mostly, they are coming from hacked and insecu...
DDoS Attack Takes Down Central Heating System Amidst Winter In Finland

DDoS Attack Takes Down Central Heating System Amidst Winter In Finland

November 09, 2016Mohit Kumar
Just Imaging — What if, you enter into your home from a chilling weather outside, and the heating system fails to work because of a cyber...
More Insights On Alleged DDoS Attack Against Liberia Using Mirai Botnet

More Insights On Alleged DDoS Attack Against Liberia Using Mirai Botnet

November 05, 2016Mohit Kumar
On Thursday, we compiled a story based on research published by a British security expert reporting that some cyber criminals are apparen...
Someone is Using Mirai Botnet to Shut Down Internet for an Entire Country

Someone is Using Mirai Botnet to Shut Down Internet for an Entire Country

November 03, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Note — We have published  an updated article on what really happened behind the alleged DDoS attack against Liberia using Mirai botnet....
New IoT Botnet Malware Discovered; Infecting More Devices Worldwide

New IoT Botnet Malware Discovered; Infecting More Devices Worldwide

October 31, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The whole world is still dealing with the Mirai IoT Botnet that caused vast internet outage last Friday by launching massive distribute...
Mirai Botnet Itself is Flawed; Hacking Back IoTs Could Mitigate DDoS Attacks

Mirai Botnet Itself is Flawed; Hacking Back IoTs Could Mitigate DDoS Attacks

October 28, 2016Mohit Kumar
The infamous botnet that was used in the recent massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against the popular DNS provider Dyn...
Friday's Massive DDoS Attack Came from Just 100,000 Hacked IoT Devices

Friday's Massive DDoS Attack Came from Just 100,000 Hacked IoT Devices

October 26, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Guess how many devices participated in last Friday's massive DDoS attack against DNS provider Dyn that caused vast internet outage? Ju...
Chinese Electronics Firm to Recall its Smart Cameras recently used to Take Down Internet

Chinese Electronics Firm to Recall its Smart Cameras recently used to Take Down Internet

October 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
You might be surprised to know that your security cameras, Internet-connected toasters and refrigerators may have inadvertently participa...
An Army of Million Hacked IoT Devices Almost Broke the Internet Today

An Army of Million Hacked IoT Devices Almost Broke the Internet Today

October 21, 2016Mohit Kumar
A massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against Dyn , a major domain name system (DNS) provider, broke large portions of th...
12-Year-Old SSH Bug Exposes More than 2 Million IoT Devices

12-Year-Old SSH Bug Exposes More than 2 Million IoT Devices

October 13, 2016Mohit Kumar
Are your internet-connected devices spying on you? Perhaps. We already know that the Internet of Thing (IoT) devices are so badly inse...
Challenge! WIN $50,000 for Finding Non-traditional Ways to Detect Vulnerable IoT Devices

Challenge! WIN $50,000 for Finding Non-traditional Ways to Detect Vulnerable IoT Devices

October 10, 2016Mohit Kumar
If you are concerned about the insecurity of Internet of Things, have good hands at programming and know how to hack smart devices, then ...
Source Code for IoT botnet responsible for World's largest DDoS Attack released Online

Source Code for IoT botnet responsible for World's largest DDoS Attack released Online

October 03, 2016Mohit Kumar
With rapidly growing Internet of Thing (IoT) devices, they have become a much more attractive target for cybercriminals. Just recently...
World's largest 1 Tbps DDoS Attack launched from 152,000 hacked Smart Devices

World's largest 1 Tbps DDoS Attack launched from 152,000 hacked Smart Devices

September 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Do you know — Your Smart Devices may have inadvertently participated in a record-breaking largest cyber attack that Internet has just witnes...
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