A hoax about ransomware called “WannaCrypt” has been widely spammed out. But is an attack of this sort technically possible?
More IoT vulnerabilities. The latest example of this has arrived from researchers at Dutch pen-testers Computest, who decided to see what security woes they could uncover in two 2015 models, the Volkswagen Golf GTE and an Audi A3 Sportback e-tron, both made by Volkswagen Audi Group (VAG).
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month approved a firmware patch for devices made by Abbott’s (formerly St Jude Medical) that are vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks and which are at risk of sudden battery loss.
Medical devices from Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) that rely on Wi-Fi networks encrypted by Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) encryption are vulnerable to the KRACK Wi-Fi attacks, the company said in a security advisory.
In these days of post-Cambridge Analytica/Cubeyou privacy-stress disorder, privacy advocates, members of Congress and users have been telling Facebook that we want more than the ability to see what data it has on us.
The VPNFilter router malware, a giant-sized IoT botnet revealed two weeks ago, just went from bad to somewhat worse.
Two great articles that explain the VPNFilter exploit in detail.
Why the FBI wants you to reboot your router — and why that won’t be enough next time – by Brue Schneier
Might be time to buy a new router!! (DSL and Cable Modems are routers)
The chip, which is smaller than a pencil eraser, could lend itself to dramatic scalability for future computing scenarios.