Concern rises as one study finds more than 8,000 vulnerabilities in seven pacemakers while another highlights wider issues in medical devices
Pacemakers and pacemaker programmers lack authentication and are plagued with thousands of software vulnerabilities across leading manufacturers.
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The country’s top cybersecurity boss said the country is headed the wrong way when it comes to cybersecurity.
Do you drift off each night with an app? Take what it says with a pinch of salt, says the researcher who tried out 10 of them
Hikvision recently patched a backdoor in a slew of its cameras that could have made it possible for a remote attacker to gain full admin access to affected devices.
The news of the week is discussed, including the Gmail/Google Docs phishing attack, the Intel AMT vulnerability, IBM’s malware-laden USB drives, and drone security.
Drones, many readily available on e-commerce shops like Amazon, are plagued by vulnerabilities that could give attackers full root access to the device, read or delete files, or crash the device.
Neustar’s annual DDoS attack report says businesses can lose $2.5M on average detecting and mitigating DDoS attacks.
USB drives shipped with some IBM’s Storwize storage products are infected with malware, and the tech giant advises customers destroy the devices.