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How can I secure my IoT devices at home and at work?

With every day that goes by more IoT (Internet of Things) devices are becoming a part of our normal everyday life both at home and on the job. In recent

Hardware/Network

Tips for Hardening Networks Against IoT-based DDoS Attacks

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been a boon for the cybercriminal industry. IoT devices number in the billions worldwide and most are unsecured or undersecured, making them appealing targets

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How security pros see the future of cryptocurrencies and cryptomining

“Security teams are fighting a multi-front battle to keep their organizations safe from cybercriminals,” commented Dr. Giovanni Vigna, Lastline and CTO. “The threats range from established attacks, such as ransomware, to

Hardware/Network

Shadow IoT devices could be hitting your business network

Enterprises have thousands of shadow IT devices connecting on their networks every day, and they’re exposing them to all kinds of cybersecurity risks.Enterprises of all sizes could be putting themselves

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Bigger than Ransomware, CryptoJacking is the new money maker

Cybercrime is an extremely lucrative business: a flourishing economy generating a staggering $1.5 trillion in revenues every year, according to a recent estimate. Perfect for cybercriminals, as this is maximum

Hardware/Network

Hacking for fun and profit: How one researcher is making IoT device makers take security seriously

We should all be so lucky to enjoy our work as much as Ken Munro does.Generally attracted by research that “looks fun” and particularly interested in probing the security of

Software

Hackers Mine for Crypto-Coins on IoT Devices

Cybercriminals looking to purchase malware are frequent flyers on dark web forums. Often, nefarious actors are in search of the attack that will deliver the greatest gains, which is why