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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 12/13/2018
Internet of Things devices are being hit with increasingly sophisticated botnet attacks that aim to exploit vulnerabilities and that target the devices sometimes within minutes of coming online, according to researchers with NetScout's threat intelligence group.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 12/13/2018
Cyber spies working for China are suspected of pulling off the massive data breach at Marriott, which involved personal data of 500 million Starwood customers, in an effort to gather intelligence on specific US citizens, according to a published report in the New York Times.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 12/12/2018
McAfee Labs researchers have zeroed in on a new cyber campaign targeting critical infrastructure, including nuclear, defense, energy, and financial facilities in multiple countries including the US, which they are calling "Operation Sharpshooter."
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Larry Loeb Author, | 12/12/2018
A new exploit spotted by Trend Micro is designed to target small home and office (SOHO) routers, as well as consumer-grade home routers, by changing their internal domain name service (DNS) setting to one that is determined by the attacker.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 12/12/2018
In an attempt to clear the company name, Supermicro released the results of an audit that showed hackers did not compromise the firm's hardware by implanting highly specialized chips that would lead to large-scale industrial espionage.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 12/11/2018
Linux targets tend to get less attention from security researchers than Microsoft Windows since open source is considered a key ingredient to a secure operating system. But that does not mean it is untouchable.
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 12/11/2018
Two of the key machine-to-machine (M2M) protocols that form the underpinnings of the Internet of Things are replete with vulnerabilities, design flaws and implementation issues that can leave enterprises and other organizations open to attacks and data breaches, according to a report by researchers at cybersecurity vendor Trend Micro.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 12/11/2018
The latest nail in the Google+ social media coffin is a newly discovered API bug.
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Alan Zeichick Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, | 12/10/2018
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