Twenty-five countries are likely using spyware sold by a company called Circles that can snoop on mobile phone calls and text messages, according to The Citizen Lab, a research organization based at the University of Toronto.
Two vulnerabilities in Tesla's keyless entry system allowed researchers to clone a key fob and drive away with a Model X. The electric vehicle manufacturer is issuing over-the-air updates to fix the flaws, which allegedly center on a failure to validate firmware updates and a faulty Bluetooth pairing protocol.
IoT devices and applications often use a range of components, including third-party libraries and open source code. Steve Springett, who created Dependency-Track, explains how to reduce risk and keep third-party code up to date.
The Telecommunications Security Bill introduced by the British government aims to set enforceable, minimum security standards for the nation's telecommunications providers, backed by penalties, including for any company that opted to use equipment from high-risk providers such as China's Huawei.
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The first six months of 2020 saw an increase in threats to OT and IoT networks, especially IoT botnet, ransomware and COVID-19-themed attacks. These attack types align with global computing and socio-economic trends. The rapid rise in IoT devices and connections, the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, and the increasing...
Gartner Research predicts the SaaS market will grow to $104.7 billion this year as organisations continue to shift from on-premises license software to subscription based SaaS models. It’s a trend that is occurring in OT as well as IT.
As Gartner notes in its 2020 Hype Cycle for Managing Operational Technology,...
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed federal IoT security legislation that will require the government to only procure devices that meet minimum cybersecurity requirements. The bill now moves to President Donald Trump's desk.
You're securing more endpoints than ever across the largest attack surface ever. Enter: IoT devices and the risks they bring. But they also bring new business benefits. Mitchell Bezzina of Palo Alto Networks explores risks, benefits and new steps to ensure IoT security.
IoT devices are like sausages: They're full of components of varying quality, and it's invariably disturbing to think about their origins. New guidance helps address how to reduce the risk of potentially vulnerable components in connected devices.
Distributed denial-of-service attacks have not garnered much attention this year. But analysts say such attacks could surge, and they have the potential to be just as damaging as ransomware and other types of cyberthreats.
The operators behind a botnet dubbed "Gitpaste-12" are abusing legitimate services such as GitHub and Pastebin to help hide the malware's malicious infrastructure, according to Juniper Threat Labs. This botnet mainly targets Linux apps and IoT devices and can mine cryptocurrency.
Apple issued an update for iOS and iPadOS on Thursday that fixes three zero-day flaws found by Google's Project Zero bug-hunting team and a range of other security-related flaws. Google says the bugs are being exploited by attackers but haven't been used in election-related cyber activity.
Aleksandr Brovko, a Russian national, has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for stealing personally identifiable data and online banking credentials using a botnet, according to the U.S. Justice Department. Federal prosecutors estimate the losses at $100 million.