Netgear routers’ security broken by bedroom fuzzing
Fuzzing is the automated injecting of malformed data in a hope of causing something to break. Netgear routers got fuzzed, and they broke very badly indeed.
Zero-days double as security threat report reveals 75 per cent of websites have unpatched vulnerabilities and that the UK is the most targeted nation.
There’s an interesting article that has just been published in the MIT Technology Report that gels with our findings here at IT Security Thing; namely that when it comes Chinese cybercrime, China gets as good as it gives when it comes to cyber-attacks.
What if you could just walk up to an ATM machine and rob the bank right there? What if you also used two factor authentication to stop other robbers doing the same? That’s what Proofpoint researchers have discovered is happening with GreenDispenser ATM malware.
There’s no point being an Internet of Things denier, it’s too late for that. It’s not too late, however, to start accepting that security could be a lot better. Which is where the launch of the Internet of Things Security Foundation comes in.