Largest DDoS attack ever delivered by botnet of hijacked IoT devices

Securing the internet of things should become a major priority now that an army of compromised devices – perhaps 1 million strong – has swamped one of the industry’s top distributed denial-of-service protection services. A giant botnet made up of hijacked internet-connected things like cameras, lightbulbs, and thermostats has launched the largest DDoS attack ever […] Read more »

Half a billion Android devices are impacted by the latest evolution of mobile malware

The latest malware scare might be the most terrifying to date. Mobile security company Skycure co-founders Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit announced at the RSA conference in San Francisco this week that a new form of malware puts a vast majority of Android device users at risk. Called “accessibility clickjacking,” it’s one of the more […] Read more »

CIA director: Web-connected devices in your home make it easy to spy on you?

by The DEMO Conference Question by Wake the Sheeple: CIA director: Web-connected devices in your home make it easy to spy on you? http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/03/petraeus-tv-remote/ New technologies are making the work of CIA Director David Petraeus a whole lot easier. According to him, the advent of wireless and web-connected devices has caused citizens to bug their […] Read more »