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2019/04/22

What Did We Learn from the Global GPS Collapse?

What Did We Learn from the Global GPS Collapse?

On April 6, 2019, a ten-bit counter rolled over. The counter, a component of many older satellites, marks the weeks since Jan 1, 1980. It rolled over once before, in the fall of 1999. That event was inconsequential because few complex systems relied on GPS.

2019/04/18

Is Your Baby Monitor Susceptible to Hacking?

Is Your Baby Monitor Susceptible to Hacking?

In a number of high-profile cases, home surveillance cameras have been easily compromised and disturbing reports of hacked baby monitors are in the news.

2019/04/16

IP Camera Cyberthreats in the Real World

IP Camera Cyberthreats in the Real World

IP cameras make for a good target for hackers. Even novice hackers are said to be taking advantage of the readily available tools in open-source communities to hack into these internet-of-things (IoT) devices.

2019/04/15

Trend Micro Announces Partnership Enhancement, Showcases Solutions and Technologies for IoT Security at Hannover Messe 2019

Trend Micro Announces Partnership Enhancement, Showcases Solutions and Technologies for IoT Security at Hannover Messe 2019

Trend Micro participated in the 2019 edition of Hannover Messe, which, with more than 6,000 exhibiting companies and over 200,000 visitors every year, is the world’s leading trade show for industrial technology.

2019/04/11

Securing Enterprises for 5G Connectivity

Securing Enterprises for 5G Connectivity

For the advantages of 5G to be unlocked, ample preparation and planning are necessary. Looking at the changes 5G networks might bring about on an enterprise and its security is a good place to start.

2019/04/10

Bashlite IoT Malware Updated with Mining and Backdoor Commands, Targets WeMo Devices

Bashlite IoT Malware Updated with Mining and Backdoor Commands, Targets WeMo Devices

We uncovered an updated Bashlite malware designed to add infected internet-of-things devices to a distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) botnet. Based on the Metasploit module it exploits, the malware targets devices with the WeMo Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) application programming interface (API).

2019/04/09

Mirai Variant Spotted Using Multiple Exploits, Targets Various Routers

Mirai Variant Spotted Using Multiple Exploits, Targets Various Routers

Trend Micro researchers uncovered a new variant of the notorious Mirai malware that uses multiple exploits to target various routers and internet-of-things devices.

2019/04/08

Security in the Era of Industry 4.0: Dealing With Threats to Smart Manufacturing Environments

Security in the Era of Industry 4.0: Dealing With Threats to Smart Manufacturing Environments

As manufacturing companies continue to adopt Industry 4.0, many environments could still be falling short on security with outdated systems, unpatched vulnerabilities, and unsecure files that leave them vulnerable to attacks.

2019/04/03

Trend Micro’s Industrial IoT Joint Venture, TxOne Networks, Offers Sneak Peek of Solution to Securing Industrial Machinery

Trend Micro’s Industrial IoT Joint Venture, TxOne Networks, Offers Sneak Peek of Solution to Securing Industrial Machinery

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, and Moxa, a leader in industrial communication and networking, preview their first jointly developed security offering.

2019/04/02

Trend Micro and Luxoft Partner to Secure Vehicles and Mobility Services Against Cyber-attacks

Trend Micro and Luxoft Partner to Secure Vehicles and Mobility Services Against Cyber-attacks

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Luxoft Holding, Inc. (NYSE: LXFT), a global digital strategy and engineering firm.

2019/03/22

New Mirai Botnet Variant Targets IoT TV, Presentation Systems

New Mirai Botnet Variant Targets IoT TV, Presentation Systems

A new Mirai botnet variant is targeting smart signage TV and wireless presentation systems commonly used by businesses. Upgraded with 11 new exploits and default credentials for brute-forcing, enterprises are advised to patch immediately.

2019/03/21

Global Telecom Crime Undermining Internet Security: Cyber-Telecom Crime Report

Global Telecom Crime Undermining Internet Security: Cyber-Telecom Crime Report

As the field of telecommunication continues to evolve, so should its security. Understanding its current threat landscape can help reduce the impact of crimes like telecom fraud and prepare us for future threats in the age of the IoT.

2019/03/12

Vulnerabilities in Smart Alarms Can Let Hackers Hijack Cars

Vulnerabilities in Smart Alarms Can Let Hackers Hijack Cars

Security researchers uncovered vulnerabilities in third-party car alarms managed via their mobile applications, affecting around 3 million cars. Here's what you need to know.

2019/03/11

UPnP-enabled Connected Devices in the Home and Unpatched Known Vulnerabilities

UPnP-enabled Connected Devices in the Home and Unpatched Known Vulnerabilities

Many devices such as cameras, printers, and routers use UPnP to make it easy for them to automatically discover and vet other devices on a local network and communicate with each other for data sharing or media streaming. UPnP works with network protocols to configure communications in the network. But with its convenience comes security holes that range from attackers gaining control of devices to bypassing firewall protections.

2019/03/07

Cultivating Security in the Food Production Industry: Nipping IoT Risks and Threats in the Bud

Cultivating Security in the Food Production Industry: Nipping IoT Risks and Threats in the Bud

In the food production industry, high-tech tools and systems are being used to optimize production conditions. But new technology brings new challenges and risks.

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