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IoT vendors ignore basic security best practices, CITL research finds

New measurements by the CITL mass fuzzing project show just how bad things really are--and how IoT device makers could radically increase binary security with one day of engineering work.

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Data privacy in the IoT age: 4 steps for reducing risk

As internet of things (IoT) devices proliferate, corporate security teams face a steep challenge around data privacy. Here's what you can do now to protect your company.

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Critical VxWorks flaws expose millions of devices to hacking

Researchers have found 11 serious vulnerabilities in VxWorks, the world's most popular real-time operating system (RTOS) that powers over 2 billion devices including enterprise network firewalls and routers, industrial controllers and...

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Over 90% of data transactions on IoT devices are unencrypted

A report from Zscaler reveals some troubling facts about the risks posed by network-connected IoT devices.

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Apple kills a product, blockchain jobs spike, and the potential for cloud VR | TECH(feed)

Fresh off its services showcase, Apple announced plans to kill a buzzed-about hardware product. Plus, jobs related to blockchain are up and learn how virtual reality may use 5G networks.

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Russia demands VPN provider access | TECH(feed)

On today’s episode of TECH(feed), we talk about the first unicorn (that is, a startup valued at over $1 billion) to go public this year, whether or not United States criticism has affected Huawei revenue and how the Russian government...

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Apple showcases new streaming service, plus, Facebook's outage | TECH(feed)

Its servers were down for hours, and then news broke that two of Facebook’s top executives are leaving the company. We’ll take a look at that on today’s episode of TECH(feed). We’ll also discuss Apple new video streaming service.

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Uber settles lawsuit | TECH(feed)

Uber settled a years-old lawsuit ahead of its I.P.O., the British government unveils a report suggesting stricter regulation of the tech industry and we reveal how the financial industry can apply blockchain… but it’s not...

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Facebook's new strategy, and Apple adds robotics to supply chain | TECH(feed)

Tesla flip-flopped its strategy to shutter retail stores, Apple is increasingly using robots to manufacture products and Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a vision to pivot Facebook to a privacy-focused platform.

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7 hot cybersecurity trends (and 4 going cold)

Is that security trend hot or not? From tools and technologies to threats, tactics, and training, the numbers don't lie.

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Blockchain spending swells, plus, see who's leaving Facebook | TECH(feed)

A ride-hailing giant in Southeast Asia is about to get even bigger after securing billions in funding, blockchain spending is rapidly increasing, and find out which social media platform are young people leaving on today’s episode of...

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Huawei’s possible lawsuit, ransomware readiness, old malware resurfaces | TECH(feed)

The ongoing battle between the U.S. and Huawei could soon go to court as Huawei reportedly prepares to sue the U.S. government. Plus, 2019 will see ride sharing companies going public… but which will be first? And as a decade-old...

IoT > Internet of Things > network of connected devices

What is shadow IoT? How to mitigate the risk

When someone in your organization starts using internet-connected devices without IT’s knowledge, that’s shadow IoT. Here's what you need to know about its growing risk.

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Data breaches down, J.P. Morgan to launch cryptocurrency, Apple pivots to subscriptions | TECH(feed)

Cryptocurrency is headed for the enterprise, data breaches are down and Apple will soon launch video streaming platform. Want to learn more about any of these topics?

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IoT botnets target enterprise video conferencing systems

WootCloud researchers have discovered a trio of IoT botnets based on Mirai that exploit Polycom video conferencing systems. Polycom has issued an advisory and best practices for mitigating the risk.

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What is a man-in-the-middle attack? How MitM attacks work and how to prevent them

A man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack is when an attacker intercepts communications between two parties either to secretly eavesdrop or modify traffic traveling between the two. Detecting MitM attacks is difficult, but they are...

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Popular electric scooters can be remotely hacked

Researchers warned that Xiaomi M365 scooters can be remotely hacked from 100 meters away to slam on the brakes or to accelerate.

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Next generation of unicorns, 5G is coming soon, and Czech Republic eyes Huawei | TECH(feed)

5G networks are coming soon, but what obstacles will companies face while building the necessary infrastructure? And what will be the next start-up to reach unicorn status? All that and more on today’s episode of TECH(feed).

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Android phones can be hacked remotely by viewing malicious PNG image

Android users are being told to patch their Android OS Nougat (7.0), Oreo (8.0) and Pie (9.0) as soon as updates are available after a bug related to PNG images was found.

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IoT and retail tech pushes envelope in 2019: TECH(talk)

What's ahead for Internet of Things technology in 2019? Prepare for more location-based advertising, warehouse robotics, and concepts such as the no-line, no-checkout Amazon Go store.

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