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Using Visibility to Navigate the Evolving Role of ICS Security

The current security state of industrial control systems (ICS) is a perplexing one. On the one hand, Kaspersky Lab found in a recent report that a majority of organizations (75 percent) regard ICS security as a major priority. On the other hand, organizations aren’t implementing the proper safeguards to secure their industrial control systems. The […]

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Hackers Could Turn Pre-Installed Antivirus App on Xiaomi Phones Into Malware

What could be worse than this, if the software that’s meant to protect your devices leave backdoors open for hackers or turn into malware? Researchers today revealed that a security app that comes pre-installed on more than 150 million devices manufactured by Xiaomi, China’s biggest and world’s 4th largest smartphone company, was suffering from multiple […]

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Insert Skimmer + Camera Cover PIN Stealer

Very often the most clever component of your typical ATM skimming attack is the hidden pinhole camera used to record customers entering their PINs. These little video bandits can be hidden 100 different ways, but they’re frequently disguised as ATM security features — such as an extra PIN pad privacy cover, or an all-in-one skimmer […]

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Protect Against Internet of Things Security Issues

The rise of the internet of things has brought with it some of the most convenient, user-friendly applications we could ever dream of. You can track the amount of steps you’ve taken in a day on a small device that wraps around your wrist. You hardly notice it, but it notices the way you move […]

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Who is Responsible for IoT Security?

This piece is part 4 of our ongoing series on IoT security. Don’t forget to download the ebook to understand the IoT security gap and how your business needs to address it, today. As we discussed way back in parts 2 and 3 of this series, when consequences aren’t immediately apparent, responsibility isn’t immediately taken. […]

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What Makes the IoT so Vulnerable to Attack?

This piece is part 3 of our ongoing series on IoT security. Don’t forget to download the eBook to understand the IoT security gap and how your business needs to address it, today. Securing the Internet of Things is a major concern and a priority, but organizational capabilities to address the concerns aren’t evolving as […]

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The IoT Attacks Everyone Should Know About

This piece is part 2 of our ongoing series on IoT security. Read part 1 here. Don’t forget to download the eBook to understand the IoT security gap and how your business needs to address it, today. The Day of the DDoS October of 2016 began a bit differently than other months. The world had […]

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Black Hat 2017: Inside the NOC

With the thump of techno all around us and traces of network traffic on giant screens providing the only light, the Pwnie Express team spent the tail end of July  in the Black Hat Network Operations Center (NOC). Before continuing to read this post, put your headphones on and blast The Prodigy’s Voodoo People with […]