The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) 8228, that includes guidelines for organizations in managing IoT cybersecurity and privacy risks. The NISTIR 8228 report titled “Considerations for Managing Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity and Privacy Risks” provides organizations good insight into the IoT risks, challenges, and considerations …
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A new Mirai botnet variant has evolved to exploit 13 different vulnerabilities found on routers, surveillance products and other internet of things (IoT) devices.
Cybercriminals are exploiting a ThinkPHP vulnerability, recently patched in December 2018. The attackers are using exploited systems to then propagate two new botnets – Yowai (variant of Mirai) and Hakai (variant of Gafgyt).
Attackers are using a variant of the infamous Mirai IoT botnet dubbed “Miori” to exploit a Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in ThinkPHP, a free open-source PHP framework.
Security researchers warn that an IoT botnet has been scanning the internet and exploiting nearly 100,000 routers exposed with a five year old UPnP vulnerability.
The FBI issued a warning on Thursday of the risks of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
Attackers are exploiting IoT devices with open ADB port 5555 to spread malware.
A hacker built an IoT botnet of 18,000 Huwei-based devices in just one day.
The FortiGuard Labs team has spotted a new variant of the Mirai botnet dubbed “Wicked” that has added three new exploits to target unpatched Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
A new variant of the infamous Mirai malware dubbed “Okiru” (Mirai Okiru) is now capable of infecting devices running the ARC CPU.