Security researchers have disclosed multiple Bluetooth vulnerabilities that could threaten billions of smartphones from Android and Apple and millions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, such as smart TVs, printers and others that may use the Bluetooth wireless protocol.
Serious security vulnerabilities have been found in Arris-manufactured modems used by AT&T's U-verse service.
Hackers allegedly linked to Russian actor APT28 may be linked to a campaign targeting travelers in hotels in Europe and the Middle East, with activity dating back to July 2017.
US-CERT released good security guidance, Reducing the Risk of SNMP Abuse, in a recent alert.
The Verizon security team recently announced the first Data Breach Digest, a series of 18 cybercrime cases the team investigated. The Verizon team starts with a sneak peek of one of the case studies that describes how a university was attacked by an IoT botnet consisting of over 5,000 infected hosts. The study concludes with 12 good lessons learned from the attack.