Telecom Security

Netgear launched on Thursday a bug bounty program to offer up to $15,000 in rewards to hackers who will find security flaws in its products. Since criminals have taken aim at a rapidly growing threat surface created by millions of

The Christmas season can be the busiest time of the year for online shopping in many countries. Researchers at Proofpoint have recently announced the discovery of a new and improved version of the DNSChanger Exploit Kit. “Since the end of

Hundreds of thousands of Deutsche Telekom customers in Germany have been knocked offline in what the leading telecommunications provider has described as a suspected cyberattack. The firm said roughly 900,000 of its 20 million fixed-line customers have faced issues. The

YOU PROBABLY KNOW by now that plugging a random USB into your PC is the digital equivalent of swallowing a pill handed to you by a stranger on the New York subway. But serial hacker Samy Kamkar‘s latest invention may

Security researchers have uncovered over 1,700 fake accounts on Instagram created by the Linux/Moose botnet. Hackers have created thousands of fake accounts on popular social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Periscope, via an IoT botnet, using the Linux/Moose

Just last month, researchers explained how an attacker can knock the 911 service offline in an entire state by launching automated Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks using a botnet of just 6000 smartphones. But, doing so, in reality, could

We already know that the Internet of Thing (IoT) devices are so badly insecure that hackers are adding them to their botnet network for launching Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against target services. But, these connected devices are not

Akamai researchers say attackers are using an old OpenSSH vulnerability to target IoT devices and launch attacks. While the Internet of Things is touted for facilitating all sorts of life-changing services, there’s been an undercurrent of anxiety among the more