Four Ring Employees Illegally Accessed Private Customer Video Data

Four Ring Employees Illegally Accessed Private Customer Video Data

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 10.01.2020

Documents requested from Ring by the U.S. Senate revealed that a few employees of the Amazon-owned smart doorbell company accessed private video feeds beyond the scope of their jobs. A couple of months ago, following a string of privacy issues surrounding Ring, the Senate sent the firm a number of questions seeking to clarify the ... The post Four Ring Employees Illegally Accessed Private Customer Video Data appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Cryptojacked routers reduce by 78% in SE Asia following Operation Goldfish Alpha

Cryptojacked routers reduce by 78% in SE Asia following Operation Goldfish Alpha

by Graham CLULEY, from IoT Security Insights , on 09.01.2020

With so much bad news surrounding the subject of IoT security it's a relief occasionally to be able share news of some positive developments occasionally. This week, INTERPOL announced that a campaign it co-ordinated in Southeast Asia had dramatically reduced the number of infected devices across the region. Operation Goldfish Alpha was a six-month effort to ... The post Cryptojacked routers reduce by 78% in SE Asia following Operation Goldfish Alpha appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Latest Android Security Patch Fixes Media Framework Vulnerability and More

Latest Android Security Patch Fixes Media Framework Vulnerability and More

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 09.01.2020

Google’s Android Security Bulletin of 2020 details the critical patches made available for operating systems, and it’s nothing that should worry users much. One of the most pressing issues that had to be fixed is a critical security vulnerability in the Media framework, but very particular requirements had to be met for an attacker to ... The post Latest Android Security Patch Fixes Media Framework Vulnerability and More appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

API Security a Top Concern for Cybersecurity in 2020

API Security a Top Concern for Cybersecurity in 2020

by Business Insights , on 09.01.2020

The role of the application programmable interface (API) keeps rising in prominence within the enterprise. And as that happens, so does the risk of APIs as an enterprise attack surface. According to security experts, API security will be a top concern for many cybersecurity organizations in the coming year. API security is no longer a problem of the future—widespread API proliferation is already here, after all. According to a report earlier this year from Akamai, a full 83% of web traffic today is now API traffic. There are a number of factors that are increasing the prevalence—and the importance-- of APIs within organizations both large and small. read more

Kick Off 2020 Securely With GravityZone™

Kick Off 2020 Securely With GravityZone™

by Andra Cazacu, from Business Insights , on 09.01.2020

Three Major Awards Mark A Milestone for Bitdefender’s Integrated Security Across Endpoint, Network and Cloud! From crippling ransomware attacks to a near-miss of WannaCry 2.0, 2019 has been anything but short of security incidents, with major attacks popping up in the media on an almost weekly basis. The line between standard and advanced security is blurring, and tools today need to be able to fight off both everyday threats and targeted attacks in real-life conditions (without relying on signatures, and instead focusing on behavioral detection). read more

Two families sue Amazon over Ring security cam hacks

Two families sue Amazon over Ring security cam hacks

by Filip TRUTA, from IoT Security Insights , on 08.01.2020

Two families whose Ring security cameras were breached by hackers are suing the Amazon-owned business seeking class action status and compensation. The versatility of Ring’s security cameras makes them popular among consumers, especially Americans. The product allows people to keep a close eye on their property when away, to supervise their children or pets in ... The post Two families sue Amazon over Ring security cam hacks appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

The Year Ahead for Kubernetes and Container Security

The Year Ahead for Kubernetes and Container Security

by Business Insights , on 08.01.2020

A new study out conducted among the DevSecOps community shows that Kubernetes use is rapidly growing within the enterprise, and not just within test or development environments. As organizations try to catch their breath with the rapid adoption rate, the security community is scrambling to adapt to containers and cloud native architectures as the new normal. read more

Open Connectivity Foundation Seeks to Unify IoT Communication Protocols in 2020

Open Connectivity Foundation Seeks to Unify IoT Communication Protocols in 2020

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 08.01.2020

The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) announced that numerous companies that build Internet of Things (IoT) hardware will be compliant with the new OCF 2.1 certification in 2020, allowing them to communicate between each other easily. The OCF is one of the notable organizations that intends to provide a unification solution for the multitude of communication ... The post Open Connectivity Foundation Seeks to Unify IoT Communication Protocols in 2020 appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Connected vehicles are increasingly targeted by cybercriminals

Connected vehicles are increasingly targeted by cybercriminals

by Filip TRUTA, from IoT Security Insights , on 07.01.2020

With 330 million connected vehicles already in use, and top car brands in the US planning to sell only connected vehicles in 2020, a wide-scale cyber-attack could disrupt entire cities and even lead to loss of lives, according to a new forecast. Smart cars, one of the most promising IoT developments, integrate with everyday gadgets ... The post Connected vehicles are increasingly targeted by cybercriminals appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

How Bitdefender's Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020 Can Keep Companies Safe

How Bitdefender's Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020 Can Keep Companies Safe

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 07.01.2020

Companies are always in the crosshairs of threat actors, but how do you prepare if you don’t know how your business could be affected. Fortunately, Bitdefender's Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020 offer a framework for the essential security pillars of any company. read more

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