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IoT Botnets Found Using Default Credentials for C&C Server Databases

IoT Botnets Found Using Default Credentials for C&C Server Databases

June 04, 2018Mohit Kumar
Not following cybersecurity best practices could not only cost online users but also cost cybercriminals. Yes, sometimes hackers don'...
Z-Wave Downgrade Attack Left Over 100 Million IoT Devices Open to Hackers

Z-Wave Downgrade Attack Left Over 100 Million IoT Devices Open to Hackers

May 24, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Researchers have found that even after having an advanced encryption scheme in place, more than 100 million Internet-of-Things (IoT) devi...
Researchers unearth a huge botnet army of 500,000 hacked routers

Researchers unearth a huge botnet army of 500,000 hacked routers

May 23, 2018Swati Khandelwal
More than half a million routers and storage devices in dozens of countries have been infected with a piece of highly sophisticated IoT b...
Microsoft built its own custom Linux OS to secure IoT devices

Microsoft built its own custom Linux OS to secure IoT devices

April 17, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Finally, it's happening. Microsoft has built its own custom Linux kernel to power " Azure Sphere ," a newly launched tech...
Casino Gets Hacked Through Its Internet-Connected Fish Tank Thermometer

Casino Gets Hacked Through Its Internet-Connected Fish Tank Thermometer

April 15, 2018Wang Wei
Internet-connected technology, also known as the Internet of Things (IoT), is now part of daily life, with smart assistants like Siri and...
Hackers Could Turn LG Smart Appliances Into Remote-Controlled Spy Robot

Hackers Could Turn LG Smart Appliances Into Remote-Controlled Spy Robot

October 26, 2017Swati Khandelwal
If your smart devices are smart enough to make your life easier, then their smart behaviour could also be exploited by hackers to invade you...
Linux Trojan Using Hacked IoT Devices to Send Spam Emails

Linux Trojan Using Hacked IoT Devices to Send Spam Emails

September 22, 2017Wang Wei
Botnets, like Mirai , that are capable of infecting Linux-based internet-of-things (IoT) devices are constantly increasing and are mainly...
BlueBorne: Critical Bluetooth Attack Puts Billions of Devices at Risk of Hacking

BlueBorne: Critical Bluetooth Attack Puts Billions of Devices at Risk of Hacking

September 12, 2017Swati Khandelwal
If you are using a Bluetooth enabled device, be it a smartphone, laptop, smart TV or any other IoT device, you are at risk of malware att...
New IoT Bill Proposes Security Standards for Smart Devices

New IoT Bill Proposes Security Standards for Smart Devices

August 02, 2017Mohit Kumar
By this time, almost every one of you owns at least one internet-connected device—better known as the " Internet of things "—at...
British Hacker Admits Using Mirai Botnet to DDoS Deutsche Telekom

British Hacker Admits Using Mirai Botnet to DDoS Deutsche Telekom

July 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
An unnamed 29-year-old man, named by authorities as "Daniel K.," pleaded guilty in a German court on Friday to charges related to ...