Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection Awarded Best New Technology at Citrix Synergy

Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection Awarded Best New Technology at Citrix Synergy

by Liviu Arsene, from Business Insights , on 26.05.2017

Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection has been awarded Best New Technology at Orlando’s Citrix Synergy 2017, a prize that acknowledges innovative and buzz-worthy products that excite judges and conference attendees. read more

8,000 security vulnerabilities found in implanted medical devices

8,000 security vulnerabilities found in implanted medical devices

by Luana PASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 26.05.2017

Medical devices might be your next security nightmare, researchers warn after discovering at least 8,000 common code vulnerabilities in pacemakers. Defibrillators, insulin pumps and other medical devices that can now connect to the internet and allow remote monitoring. Last year the US Food and Drug Administration published some 30 pages of guidelines to identify and ... The post 8,000 security vulnerabilities found in implanted medical devices appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Privacy and Smart home AI-powered Voice Assistants

Privacy and Smart home AI-powered Voice Assistants

by Liviu ARSENE, from IoT Security Insights , on 26.05.2017

AI-powered voice assistants are becoming so mainstream that are now being bundled with smart home devices, allowing remote control via voice commands. Millions of people already have an AI-powered voice assistant in their homes, and some experts say consumers need to be mindful of privacy and security. Privacy issues regarding voice listening capabilities of such ... The post Privacy and Smart home AI-powered Voice Assistants appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Three in four US companies don’t know how they fell victim to cyberattacks

Three in four US companies don’t know how they fell victim to cyberattacks

by Razvan Muresan, from Business Insights , on 25.05.2017

Some 34 percent of companies in the US were breached in the past 12 months, and 74 percent of the victims don’t know how it happened, shows a Bitdefender survey of IT execs read more

Fitness trackers display unreliable statistics, research finds

Fitness trackers display unreliable statistics, research finds

by Luana PASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 25.05.2017

Wearables constitute one of the fastest-growing consumer sectors, with millions of people buying them in hopes their health will improve or they will lose weight faster. But maybe we shouldn't base our entire lives on the statistics provided by a wireless tracker, research finds. A group of researchers from Stanford University conducted an experiment on ... The post Fitness trackers display unreliable statistics, research finds appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

EU security body calls for a security trust mark for IoT devices

EU security body calls for a security trust mark for IoT devices

by Graham CLULEY, from IoT Security Insights , on 24.05.2017

For all the excitement and buzz around the Internet of Things, spurred on by connected gadgets being sold in great numbers both online and on the high street, there is no denying that it has a serious problem. And the problem is that often IoT devices are found to be lacking when it comes to ... The post EU security body calls for a security trust mark for IoT devices appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

CEOs still not persuaded to boost investment in cybersecurity

CEOs still not persuaded to boost investment in cybersecurity

by Business Insights , on 23.05.2017

Employees are an optimal entry point for attackers seeking a way in to a company’s weak infrastructure. Cybersecurity and insider threats are two of the highest concerns confessed by CIOs and CISOs. Therefore, user negligence with company networks and devices is the main agent for cyber breaches and data leaks, especially when social engineering techniques are deployed. read more

Western Digital TV Media Player Streams Multiple Security Flaws

Western Digital TV Media Player Streams Multiple Security Flaws

by Ionut ILASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 23.05.2017

The firmware of Western Digital TV Media Player contains several security vulnerabilities of critical severity, according to researchers. The flaws are easiest to exploit if the attacker is on the same network as the device, but successful attempts from the Internet are also possible. WDTV Media Player allows users to enjoy multimedia files of varying ... The post Western Digital TV Media Player Streams Multiple Security Flaws appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Windows users are left troubled in the wake of WannaCry

Windows users are left troubled in the wake of WannaCry

by Business Insights , on 22.05.2017

The #WannaCry ransomware attack has reached over a quarter of a million computers across over 100 countries. Looking at the “heat map” of attacks it’s obvious that some countries have fared worse than others. read more

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