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The Hajime Worm - Is is the Solution to Mirai or the Next-Gen Botnet?

The Hajime Worm – Is it the Solution to Mirai or the Next-Gen Botnet?

Last November, a software engineer named Leo Linsky open-sourced an anti-worm “nematode” to combat Mirai, the malware behind the IoT security debacle that took...

Cyber Security Needs to Evolve

Over the past years, the European Commission has adopted a number of measures to ward off cyber incidents. For example, the directive on security...
Machine Learning Just Made It Really Easy To Break Into Your Phone

Machine Learning Just Made It Really Easy To Break Into Your Phone

We’ve all seen movies and television shows where a hacker sprinkles powder on the pin pad to reveal latent fingerprints and guesses the passcode...
Microsoft attempts to address IoT security problems

Sopris: Microsoft’s Solution to IoT Security Problems

MIT Technology Review recently named “Botnets of Things” as one of the top 10 breakthrough technologies in 2017. From internet-connected kiosks to medical devices,...
Ring Door Bell

Huge Vulnerability Discovered in the Ring Doorbell

Last October, a botnet comprised of ~100,000 Internet of Things (IoT) devices, driven by a virus called Mirai, launched a DDOS attack against Dyn...

Smart City Security – Touchscreen Kiosks Get Hacked

From CryptoNets to Calum McClelland’s in-depth series on “Securing the Internet of Things,” security has been a hot topic that we’ve covered here at IoT...

CryptoNets: Neural Networks for Encrypted Data

If you just read our previous post on data brokers, you might feel hopeless about our state of security. Not only is personal information...

You’re Being Sold on the Internet

You’ve already read about the big data breaches at the DNC, retail stores, and even tech companies. Yet most people brush it off as...

Securing Our Medical Devices

Last October, we reported a vulnerability in Johnson & Johnson’s Animas OneTouch Ping insulin pump that highlighted a need for a security review in...
Security in IoT

Security in IoT – How to Address IoT Security Issues

In IoT Security - Why We Need to be Securing the Internet of Things, we saw that security in IoT is absolutely critical. Without...

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INternet of Things World REcap

Internet of Things World 2017 Recap – 8 Takeaways

Internet of Things World 2017, held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, concluded on the 17th, bringing together hundreds of companies and leaders in...

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