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Researchers warn that now that it has been made public, the Satori malware code could be used in new botnets. Code used in the Satori malware (a varient of the IoT malware Mirai) has been made public. Ankit...

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A newly-discovered vulnerability is leaving over 5 billion IoT devices open to a Bluetooth cyber-attack dubbed “BlueBorne,” according to IoT enterprise security company Armis – meaning that...

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Billions of Bluetooth devices could be affected by Blueborne malware, say researchers.  Security researchers at Armis Labs have discovered a number of Bluetooth vulnerabilities that could affect millions...

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SANS Technology Institute researcher shows that a DVR with default settings can be compromised within minutes of going online. Despite the Mirai botnet bringing into focus the need for better security...

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Security experts at Kaspersky report the number of IoT malware attacks have more than doubled over the past year. Kaspersky monitor attacks with a ‘honeypot’ of insecure devices which imitate...

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The amount of malware targeting IoT devices more than doubled in 2016, according to a report by IT security company Kaspersky. Researchers there set up ‘honeypots’ that imitated IoT devices...

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Like something out of the Walking Dead, a plague is ripping through the Internet and turning IoT devices into zombies. The horde amassed by the Hajime malware has grown to over 300,000 Internet of...

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Criminals have added code to the Mirai malware that targets IoT devices to mine Bitcoins. IT security researchers have discovered a module added to the Mirai malware that forces infected IoT devices...

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Following events in the past year, the narrative around IoT has shifted from excitement to concern about the digital and physical threat it poses. The creator of malware which bricks insecure devices...