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Severe Linux Bug Discovered (CVE-2016-10229)
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Severe Linux Bug Discovered (CVE-2016-10229)

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A severe flaw (CVE-2016-10229) in the Linux kernel allows remote attackers to execute malicious code, read our article to learn more about the issue. About The Linux Vulnerability (CVE-2016-10229) Security researchers discovered a vulnerability in the Linux kernel which is the main component of the operating system. As a consequence every device that relies on…

BrickerBot Malware Destroys IoT Devices
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BrickerBot Malware Destroys IoT Devices

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Researchers Uncovered a dangerous attack campaign that delivers the BrickerBot malware that is able to literally destroy IoT devices. BrickerBot IoT Malware Spreads Rapidly Security specialists detected an ongoing attack campaign that carries a dangerous new weapon called the BrickerBot. This is a new malware that infects IoT devices and physically disable them and cripple…

FDA Warns of Deadly IoT Pacemakers
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FDA Warns of Deadly IoT Pacemakers

The US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has issued a safety notice warning the public about dangerous IoT pacemakers that can get hacked and kill patients. FDA Warns of Dangerous IoT Pacemakers That Can Kill Patients The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a notice that warns that a lot of pacemakers…

Worm Fixes IoT Security Failures
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Worm Fixes IoT Security Failures

A security engineer has devised a worm that is able to infect vulnerable IoT (Internet of Things) appliances and change their weak credentials. Trojan Worm Fixes IoT Vulnerabilities The software engineer Leo Linksy from the network monitoring company PacketSled has released an interesting piece of code – a Trojan worm that infects IoT appliances with…

Security Tips for IoT Owners
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Security Tips for IoT Owners

As more and more IoT smart devices get vulnerable to security exploits, the associated risks of malicious infiltration get higher. The Internet of Things has started to change both the home and the corporate office, as smart devices get integrated into the environment. This article gives helpful advice to IoT device owners for better protecting…