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The State of IoT Security: OWASP Top Ten Challenges

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: December 19, 2018 in Attivo News
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How has the security of the Internet of Things evolved in recent years? TechBeacon last visited the topic in 2017 and found the picture to be troubling at best. Now, for the first time since 2014, OWASP has updated its own Top Ten list of IoT Vulnerabilities. While the...

LizardStresser IoT botnet launches 400Gbps DDoS attack

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: July 1, 2016 in Industry News
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By targeting internet of things (IoT) devices using default passwords, the botnet has grown large enough to launch a 400 gigabits per second (Gbps) attack without any form of amplification. The attackers simply used the cumulative bandwidth available to the IoT devices they have infected with...

Debunking the 7 biggest myths about hacking

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: July 12, 2015 in Industry News
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By Ben Branstetter on July 12th, 2015 Online security is increasingly an issue rich for headlines as everyone from movie studios and celebrities to major retailers and CENTCOM find themselves the victims of digital infiltrators. However, “hacking” is also a very technical issue, one the media...