The cyber security and open source security news that made headlines this week: Traffic systems at risk of cyber attack, Cortana and Alexa news, and the PyRoMineIoT cryptojacker.
What if it turns out that Big Brother is much more diverse, and a bit more subtle, than a monolithic figure at the head of an intrusive, tyrannical government?
The Internet of Things isn’t too big to fail, but is it too big to patch? IoT security experts talk about why and how to upgrade IoT device firmware.
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Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup episode. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup episode, you ask? California puts a lot on your plate, the law of unintended consequences as it related to GDPR risks, and porous pepper. Watch the entire episode below:
Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup episode. What’s in this week’s episode, you ask? Russia vs. Ukraine, Beemer as the ultimate hackable machine, and Nest “smart home” devices.
It’s nearly an all-Tim Mackey issue of Software Integrity Insight as our technical evangelist weighs in on data breaches, container adoption, GitHub, and open source serverless applications. Other stories in this week’s software integrity news include the SirenJack vulnerability, a security vulnerability potentially putting warning sirens across the city of San Francisco at risk, and more.
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Securing the Internet of Things (IoT) seems like an endless reality version of “Mission Impossible”—really impossible. Many have tried—with lists of best practices and standards, exhortations, and warnings—but none has succeeded.
Recommendations are a fine first step, but without real IoT security regulation, securing the Internet of Things (IoT) makes herding cats look like a breeze.
A relatively new Internet of Things (IoT) botnet took its time going viral – it even disappeared for 10 days – but once it got back in gear, it spread worldwide in a matter of days.