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BD and Attivo Partner to Thwart Cyberattacks

15:42 15 February in Attivo News

As medical devices incorporate connectivity, they provide greater opportunities for convenience, service, and information for consumers and companies, but also are increasingly vulnerable to cyber threats. In this environment, Attivo Networks and Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BD) have validated a deception solution for medical technology...

Critical Vulnerabilities Found in Nuke Plant Radiation Monitors

15:36 28 July in Industry News

Critical Vulnerabilities Found in Radiation Monitors Used in Nuclear Power Plants, Seaports and AirportsLAS VEGAS - BLACK HAT USA - Researchers have discovered multiple unpatched vulnerabilities in different radiation monitoring devices that could be leveraged by attackers to reduce personnel safety, delay detection of radiation...

LizardStresser IoT botnet launches 400Gbps DDoS attack

08:48 01 July in Industry News

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...

FDA Issues More Medical Device Security Guidance

16:16 16 February in Industry News

New proposed cybersecurity guidance from the Food and Drug Administration is an important step in getting medical device manufacturers more focused on the risks posed by their products as they're used in healthcare settings, security experts say.The draft guidance on postmarket cybersecurity, issued on Jan....

Data Breaches Now In-Line With 2014 Record Pace

10:53 16 December in Industry News

The latest account from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports that there has been a total of 717 data breaches recorded through December 1, 2015, and that more than 176 million records have been exposed. The annual total includes 21.5 million records exposed in...