Hundreds of thousands of IP cameras from several vendors are affected by two zero-day vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to hijack the device, use it as a pivot point for other attacks, or spy on the camera's owner.
Sony has released firmware updates that remove a remotely exploitable backdoor account from 80 models of IP and security cameras.
Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 1.5 today, the latest version of their phenomenal and well-received Vivaldi browser, which through today's release has added support for a crucial feature known as delta updates, but also become the first browser in the world to support out-of-the-box integration with an IoT device.
The case of the Netis router firmware backdoor shows you that even if a company puts out a patch to resolve security issues, the problem lingers on for years, as users fail to update their devices, or the patch itself fails to properly fix the issue.
A botnet of IoT (Internet of Things) devices created with the Linux/Moose malware is behind many bots that are plaguing social networks such as YouTube, Periscope, Twitter, and Instagram, above all.
Security researchers have created an experimental IoT worm that can spread on its own to nearby compatible smart devices, causing havoc inside a modern smart city by allowing an attacker to jam WiFi connections, disturb the electric grid, or brick devices making entire critical systems inoperable.
Canonical announced yesterday the availability of Ubuntu Core 16, a slimmed down version of the Ubuntu operating system that wants to be the de-facto OS for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, which currently have a bad reputation when it comes to delivering security updates, something at which Ubuntu is a lot better.
This past weekend at the IoT Village in the DEF CON security conference, Pen Test Partners set to out to demonstrate the sad state of security when it comes to IoT devices. They did this buy showing how they could easily hack a smart thermostat so that ransomware could be installed on it.