IoT and M2M Security

IoT Devices at a Risk

Security researchers at Senrio, an IoT focused security firm, have a discovered a stack buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2017-9765) in an open source third party code library gSOAP- an advanced C/C++ auto-coding tool used for developing XML Web services and XML

Banking With a Selfie in Argentina ICBC, the largest bank in the world by asset volume, recently embraced facial recognition based security at its Argentinian subsidiary. The biometric security comes via FacePhi’s FIDO Certified mobile authentication platform, Selphi. ICBC customers

The number of new malware samples targeting connected internet-of-things (IoT) devices this year has already more than doubled compared to 2016’s total. Honeypots laid out by Kaspersky Lab researchers mimicking a number of connected devices running Linux have attracted more

Businesses should ensure that they are still securely protected against DDoS attacks, despite the recent growth of other trends such as ransomware. That’s the warning from Arbor Networks, which is urging organisations of all sizes to make sure they stay safe online

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

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