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Efforts to stop Mirai, a malware found infecting thousands of IoT devices, have become a game of whack-a-mole, with differing opinions over whether hackers or the security community are making any headway. The malicious code became publicly available in late September. Since then, it’s been blamed for enslaving IoT devices such as DVRs and internet […]

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Nearly two-thirds of consumers are worried about home IoT devices listening in on their conversations, according to a Gartner survey released Monday. Those jitters aren’t too surprising after recent news items about TV announcers inadvertently activating viewers’ Amazon Echos, or about data from digital assistants being used as evidence in criminal trials. But privacy concerns […]

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Targeted attacks are moving away from traditional malware to stealthier techniques that involve abusing standard system tools and protocols, some of which are not always monitored. The latest example is an attack dubbed DNSMessenger, which was analyzed by researchers from Cisco Systems’ Talos team.

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Recently, Kaspersky officially launched their own Operating System, targeted at control systems, network devices and IoT-related operations. The product is the result of 14-years of hard work and, of course, puts cybersecurity in the spotlight.

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