IoT Unravelled Part 3: Security

Troy Hunt

In part 1 of this series, I posited that the IoT landscape is an absolute mess but Home Assistant (HA) does an admirable job of tying it all together. Are these examples actually risks in IoT? IoT firmware should be self-healing. IoT Security

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IoT Security Principles

Schneier on Security

They call for: Distinguishing between consumer and industrial IoT. And if you need more security and privacy principles for the IoT, here's a list of over twenty. The BSA -- also known as the Software Alliance, formerly the Business Software Alliance -- is an industry lobbying group.

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Hacked IoT Devices Livestreaming Swatting Attacks: FBI

Adam Levin

The post Hacked IoT Devices Livestreaming Swatting Attacks: FBI appeared first on Adam Levin. Data Security Technology featured hacking IoT swatHackers are using internet-connected home devices to livestream “swatting” attacks, according to the FBI.

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IoT Testbeds and Testing Tools

Security Boulevard

Internet of Things (IoT) The Internet of Things or IoT refers to the thousands of physical gadgets in the world now linked to the internet and all data are collected and shared. The post IoT Testbeds and Testing Tools appeared first on Speranza.

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The future of IoT ransomware – targeted multi-function bots and more cyberattacks  

Security Boulevard

A new IoT malware was detected in October 2021 with as many as 30 exploit mechanisms that were coded into it. The post The future of IoT ransomware – targeted multi-function bots and more cyberattacks appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Weekly Update 219: IoT Unravelled with Scott Helme

Troy Hunt

More than 200,000 unique visitors dropped by this week, mostly to read about IoT things. I topped the week off by spending a couple of hours talking to Scott Helme about our respective IoT experiences so that's the entirety of this week's update - Scott and I talking IoT. What.

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Understanding Global IoT Security Regulations

Security Boulevard

The IoT is maturing rapidly, and surveys show that global IoT spending will achieve a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.3% The huge potential of IoT. The post Understanding Global IoT Security Regulations appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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IoT Unravelled Part 5: Practical Use Case Videos

Troy Hunt

This is the fifth and final part of the IoT unravelled blog series. Part 1 was all about what a mess the IoT landscape is, but then there's Home Assistant to unify it all. Opening the Garage Door Remotely The original goal of this whole IoT journey!

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Overcoming IoT Asset Management Challenges

Security Boulevard

With the number of IoT devices expected to reach 55.7 The post Overcoming IoT Asset Management Challenges appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Why IoT Security is Important for Today’s Networks?

Security Boulevard

Internet of Things is the acronym for IoT. Given the non-standard manufacturing of IoT devices and troves of data flowing through the IoT devices, we are constantly exposed […]. The post Why IoT Security is Important for Today’s Networks?

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Rising Above Complexity to Secure IoT Devices

Security Boulevard

The internet of things (IoT) has truly come of age, and innovative new use cases are emerging all around us. Each day, we’re seeing the IoT in businesses and factories, cities, vehicles and transportation systems—and in our daily lives.

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Aeris Adds AI Capability to Secure IoT Platforms

Security Boulevard

Aeris today updated a cloud service that leverages machine learning and other forms of artificial intelligence to secure internet of things (IoT) platforms connected via cellular networks. The post Aeris Adds AI Capability to Secure IoT Platforms appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Smart Grid, Energy Management and IoT

Security Boulevard

IoT The Internet of Things (IoT) defines the network of physical objects including sensors, software, and other technologies for the purpose of data connection, exchange, and communication over the internet with other devices and systems. Security Bloggers Network Blog IoT Blog

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IoT Unravelled Part 4: Making it All Work for Humans

Troy Hunt

The first few parts of this series have all been somewhat technical in nature; part 1 was how much of a mess the IoT ecosystem is and how Home Assistant aims to unify it all, part 2 got into the networking layer with both Wi-Fi and Zigbee and in part 3 , I delved into security.

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Intrusion Detection in IoT

Security Boulevard

Despite the investment and promise to become the mainstream technology of the future, IoT still faces challenges that prevent this technology from spreading. The post Intrusion Detection in IoT appeared first on Speranza. Security Bloggers Network Blog IoT Blog

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Communication Security in IoT

Security Boulevard

Devices and networks connected to the internet of things are protected by IoT security (IoT). Computer devices, mechanical and digital equipment, items, animals, and/or humans are connected to the internet through IoT. Security Bloggers Network Blog IoT Blog

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IoT and Cybersecurity: What’s the Future?

Security Affairs

IoT gizmos make our lives easier, but we forget that these doohickeys are IP endpoints that act as mini-radios. Department of Homeland Security described IoT security as a matter of homeland security. IoT devices expose users to two main weaknesses.

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New Charges, Sentencing in Satori IoT Botnet Conspiracy

Krebs on Security

Justice Department today criminally charged a Canadian and a Northern Ireland man for allegedly conspiring to build botnets that enslaved hundreds of thousands of routers and other Internet of Things (IoT) devices for use in large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. The U.S.

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Sensors Data Management, IoT Mining and Analytics

Security Boulevard

Definition of Internet of Things (IoT ) The Internet of Things stands for IoT. The post Sensors Data Management, IoT Mining and Analytics appeared first on Speranza. The post Sensors Data Management, IoT Mining and Analytics appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Cataloging IoT Vulnerabilities

Schneier on Security

Recent articles about IoT vulnerabilities describe hacking of construction cranes , supermarket freezers , and electric scooters. hacking internetofthings vulnerabilities

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Attacks Escalating Against Linux-Based IoT Devices

eSecurity Planet

Incidents of malware targeting Linux-based Internet of Things (IoT) devices jumped by more than a third in 2021, with three malware families the primary drivers behind the increase. Threats to Open Source, IoT. Also read: Top IoT Security Solutions for 2022. IoT Protection Steps.

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Top IoT Security Solutions of 2021

eSecurity Planet

IoT security is where endpoint detection and response ( EDR ) and enterprise mobility management ( EMM ) meet the challenges of a rapidly expanding edge computing infrastructure. By year-end, total IoT device installations will surpass 35 billion and extend to 55 billion by 2025.

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Addressing Authentication Issues Within IoT

Security Boulevard

Staying Safe, While Staying Connected As more organizations enter the digital landscape of the Internet of Things (IoT), there are parallel increases in the number and frequencies of cyberattacks. The post Addressing Authentication Issues Within IoT appeared first on Enzoic.

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Security Standards in IoT

Security Boulevard

Nowadays, everywhere we see IoT devices, showing their popularity and growth. IoT devices frequently perform a series of collect, exchange, process, and react to data tasks. This exposes them to security issues related to vulnerabilities that IoT devices encounter.

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Securing the International IoT Supply Chain

Schneier on Security

Together with Nate Kim (former student) and Trey Herr (Atlantic Council Cyber Statecraft Initiative), I have written a paper on IoT supply chain security. The basic problem we try to solve is: how to you enforce IoT security regulations when most of the stuff is made in other countries?

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Britain introduces IOT Device Security Legislation

CyberSecurity Insiders

A new legislation was introduced in the Britain’s parliament last week aiming to better protect IoT devices from sophisticated hackers. Now, comes the big question…what if companies indulging in the manufacturing of IoT cannot comply with the newly planned Britain’s digital law.?

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IoT Unravelled Part 1: It's a Mess. But Then There's Home Assistant

Troy Hunt

With the benefit of hindsight, this was a naïve question: Alright clever IoT folks, I've got two of these garage door openers, what do you reckon the best way of connecting them with Apple HomeKit is? If you're going to do IoT in any meaningful way, you start with HA.

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Large scale pilots in IoT

Security Boulevard

Internet of Things (IoT) technology is a new step forward for mankind. However, the current implementation of IoT systems is still facing many difficulties due to asynchrony. There is still no common standard for IoT, each company uses [.].

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IoT SAFE — An Innovative Way to Secure IoT

The Hacker News

By the end of 2021, there will be 12 billion connected IoT devices, and by 2025, that number will rise to 27 billion. All these devices will be connected to the internet and will send useful data that will make industries, medicine, and cars more intelligent and more efficient.

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Half a Million IoT Device Passwords Published

Schneier on Security

It's a list of easy-to-guess passwords for IoT devices on the Internet as recently as last October and November.

Hacking IoT Security with Aaron Guzman

Security Boulevard

Sources and Sinks interviews car hacker and IoT security expert, Aaron Guzman. As our devices become increasingly interconnected too, we have to start thinking about the security of our IoT devices. The post Hacking IoT Security with Aaron Guzman appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Industrial IoT Needs to Catch Up to Consumer IoT

Security Boulevard

The post Industrial IoT Needs to Catch Up to Consumer IoT appeared first on The State of Security. The post Industrial IoT Needs to Catch Up to Consumer IoT appeared first on Security Boulevard. IoT & ICS Security Security Bloggers Network ICS Security IIoT iot

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KrebsOnSecurity Hit By Huge New IoT Botnet “Meris”

Krebs on Security

The assault came from “ Meris ,” the same new “Internet of Things” (IoT) botnet behind record-shattering attacks against Russian search giant Yandex this week and internet infrastructure firm Cloudflare earlier this summer.

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New Report: Ransomware, Vulnerabilities and IoT Security Threats

Security Boulevard

Nozomi Networks Labs has produced a new OT/IoT security report. Don’t miss this summary of vulnerability trends as well as important information about ransomware and IoT security camera threats.

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Half a Million IoT Passwords Leaked

Schneier on Security

We have a long way to go to secure the IoT. It is amazing that this sort of thing can still happen: the list was compiled by scanning the entire internet for devices that were exposing their Telnet port.

IoT Unravelled Part 2: IP Addresses, Network, Zigbee, Custom Firmware and Soldering

Troy Hunt

So, peeling back that next layer, the whole IoT space isn't just about devices that get their own IP address on your network and talk over TCP (or UDP). IoT and IP Addresses So, what happens when you start filling your home with IoT things?

Malvertising Campaign Targets IoT Devices: GeoEdge

eSecurity Planet

A malicious advertising campaign originating out of Eastern Europe and operating since at least mid-June is targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected to home networks, according to executives with GeoEdge, which offers ad security and quality solutions to online and mobile advertisers.

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State of IoT and OT security in the Middle East

Security Boulevard

The post State of IoT and OT security in the Middle East appeared first on Security Boulevard. IoT & ICS Security Security Bloggers Network FEATURED ICS iot OTCyber-attacks on Middle Eastern entities continued to rise throughout 2021.

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IoT devices must “protect consumers from cyberharm”, says UK government

Naked Security

IoT Law & order Vulnerability iot law passwords PSTI responsible disclosure vulnerability"Must be at least THIS tall to go on ride" seems to be the starting point. Too little, too late? Or better than nothing?

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Named Data Networking for IoT

Security Boulevard

What is Named Data Networking for IoT Source: [link] The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) has urged a new Internet architecture as IoT differs from the current Internet architecture due to constraints of devices’ resources and enormous volumes of small exchanged data.

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IoT Devices Built to Meet Cybersecurity Needs

Security Boulevard

The Internet of Things (IoT) includes items such as smart appliances, smartwatches, and medical sensors. IoT devices often lack built-in security controls, a situation which creates […]… Read More.

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IoT Security & Threat Modeling

Adam Shostack

There’s a new report out from the UK Government, The UK Code of Practice for Consumer IoT Security. One of the elements I want to draw attention to is: The use of IoT devices by perpetrators of domestic abuse is a pressing and deeply concerning problem that is largely hidden from view. Collecting data (and therefore evidence) on this is challenging for a number of reasons outlined in this section by Leonie Tanczer.

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DEFCON 29 IoT Village – Sessler and Hendricks’ ‘IoT Devices As Government Witnesses’

Security Boulevard

Our thanks to DEFCON for publishing their outstanding DEF CON 29 IoT Village videos on the Conferences’ YouTube channel. The post DEFCON 29 IoT Village – Sessler and Hendricks’ ‘IoT Devices As Government Witnesses’ appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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