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Unsigned Firmware running on peripherals could expose Windows, Linux systems to hack

Security Affairs

Peripheral devices with unsigned firmware can expose Windows and Linux machines to hack, warn experts from firmware security firm Eclypsium. An attacker could exploit the lack of checks to execute malicious firmware and perform malicious actions on both Windows and Linux systems, such as the installation of persistent backdoors.

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Machine Identities are Essential for Securing Smart Manufacturing

Security Boulevard

Machine Identities are Essential for Securing Smart Manufacturing. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) puts networked sensors and intelligent devices directly on the manufacturing floor to collect data, drive artificial intelligence and do predictive analytics. Benefits of IIoT in the manufacturing sector. brooke.crothers.

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UDP Technology IP Camera firmware vulnerabilities allow for attacker to achieve root

Malwarebytes

Researchers at RandoriSec have found serious vulnerabilities in the firmware provided by UDP Technology to Geutebrück and many other IP camera vendors. According to the researchers the firmware supplier UDP Technology fails to respond to their reports despite numerous mails and LinkedIn messages. History lessons. Mitigation.

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Zyxel addressed three RCEs in end-of-life NAS devices

Security Affairs

The Outpost24 researcher Timothy Hjort reported the flaw to the manufacturer and published a detailed analysis and PoC exploit codes for the flaws. The vulnerabilities affect NAS326 running firmware versions 5.21(AAZF.16)C0 16)C0 and earlier, and NAS542 running firmware versions 5.21(ABAG.13)C0 13)C0 and older.

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TPM-Fail Attacks Against Cryptographic Coprocessors

Schneier on Security

In particular, we discovered timing leakage on an Intel firmware-based TPM as well as a hardware TPM. Similarly, we extract the private ECDSA key from a hardware TPM manufactured by STMicroelectronics, which is certified at CommonCriteria (CC) EAL 4+, after fewer than 40,000 observations. Intel has a firmware update.

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To Make the Internet of Things Safe, Start with Manufacturing

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

As an increasing number of connected devices are deployed within IoT ecosystems, enterprises need to identify and authenticate them. Typically, when they are manufactured, IoT devices receive their initial identity in the form of a “digital birth certificate.” We all know that software and firmware updates are an everyday occurrence.

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Enhance your security posture by detecting risks on authenticator devices

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Enhance your security posture by detecting risks on authenticator devices. Not only are mobile devices used as end points to access corporate mail and other enterprise applications, they are also frequently used as authentication devices. Limited visibility on users’ devices can undermine authentication integrity.