Florida Tech Students Reveal Security Flaws in 16 Popular Internet-Based Security and Doorbell Cameras

Florida Tech Students Reveal Security Flaws in 16 Popular Internet-Based Security and Doorbell Cameras

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 28.05.2020

A team of computer science students from Florida Tech has discovered privacy flaws in popular IoT devices, including Internet-enabled doorbells and security cameras. In their paper, “Never Ending Story: Authentication and Access Control Design Flaws in Shared IoT Devices”, the researchers evaluated the “challenges of credential revocation and access control list modifications in a shared ... The post Florida Tech Students Reveal Security Flaws in 16 Popular Internet-Based Security and Doorbell Cameras appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Secure Your IoT Devices, Hackers Are Coming for Them

Secure Your IoT Devices, Hackers Are Coming for Them

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 27.05.2020

Our homes are littered with Internet of Things (IoT) devices, even if we might not be aware that they fall into that category. Left unattended, unpatched or unprotected, they are just waiting to be taken over by malicious actors who can use them in numerous nefarious ways. We can now take a closer look at the most vulnerable devices and at what constitutes a threat in the home or business IoT ecosystem. read more

IoT Global Market for Security Cameras to Reach $41.7 Billion by 2024

IoT Global Market for Security Cameras to Reach $41.7 Billion by 2024

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 26.05.2020

According to new research published by Berg Insight, the number of security cameras in Europe and North America is set to grow at a steady compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.1% over the next four years. Security cameras are an integral part of the Internet for Things (IoT) landscape as they make up a ... The post IoT Global Market for Security Cameras to Reach $41.7 Billion by 2024 appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Track-and-trace coronavirus apps are here. What does it mean for your family?

Track-and-trace coronavirus apps are here. What does it mean for your family?

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 26.05.2020

While scientists are working on a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, tech companies are developing apps and technologies to help health authorities track, trace and isolate the illness. Apple and Google released their API framework last week called Exposure Notification for COVID-19 contact tracing apps, and have granted access to their coronavirus tracking tool in ... The post Track-and-trace coronavirus apps are here. What does it mean for your family? appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

IoT Devices to Number 24.1 Billion by 2030, New Research Shows

IoT Devices to Number 24.1 Billion by 2030, New Research Shows

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 25.05.2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is set to undergo a continuous compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11% in the next decade, according to new research from Transforma Insights. There is little doubt that the IoT industry is experiencing massive growth and it’s not slowing down. Leaving aside updated iterations of existing devices being ... The post IoT Devices to Number 24.1 Billion by 2030, New Research Shows appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Growing Threat of Destructive Attacks is One of the Top Cyber Risks Organizations Face

Growing Threat of Destructive Attacks is One of the Top Cyber Risks Organizations Face

by Business Insights , on 25.05.2020

At a time of technological transformation and “cyber everywhere”, the attack surface for organizations is exponentially growing and cyber criminals are going after operational systems and backup capabilities simultaneously in highly sophisticated ways—leading to enterprise-wide destructive cyber attacks. read more

Weaponization of IoT Devices Increased in 2019, NTT Report Shows

Weaponization of IoT Devices Increased in 2019, NTT Report Shows

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 22.05.2020

Internet of Things (IoT) devices are gaining a more prominent role in cyberattack, becoming a force to be reckoned with, no matter the affected industry, according to NTT’s 2020 Global Threat Intelligence Report. IoT devices are present at home, in companies, in cars, industrial settings, and anywhere else in between. While they play an invaluable ... The post Weaponization of IoT Devices Increased in 2019, NTT Report Shows appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Apple and Google Release Contact Exposure Notification Tracing API

Apple and Google Release Contact Exposure Notification Tracing API

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 21.05.2020

Apple and Google have finally released their API framework called Exposure Notification for COVID-19 contact tracing apps, which is expected to be implemented in multiple countries. Contact tracing is an essential tool when dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic because it gives governments and health authorities a much better view of the spread of the disease. ... The post Apple and Google Release Contact Exposure Notification Tracing API appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

BIAS Attack Affects Almost All Bluetooth-Enabled Devices

BIAS Attack Affects Almost All Bluetooth-Enabled Devices

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 19.05.2020

Security researchers have developed an attack, called Bluetooth Impersonation AttackS (BIAS), that would let bad actors compromise the security of a Bluetooth connection for any standard-compliant device. Bluetooth is present in much of today’s technology, including IoT devices, laptops, computers, phones, and most everything else. Any vulnerability in the communication protocol will affect countless devices. ... The post BIAS Attack Affects Almost All Bluetooth-Enabled Devices appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

How to protect your child’s privacy and your family’s data

How to protect your child’s privacy and your family’s data

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 14.05.2020

More and more families are relying on technology and digital solutions to keep children learning, entertained and connected to the outside world during the COVID- 19 pandemic. This also means their favorite devices, apps and websites can collect information about them regularly. Now might be a good time to go through several simple measures that ... The post How to protect your child's privacy and your family’s data appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

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