2016 will go down as being part of the golden era for the Internet of things. This last year has experienced incredible advancements like cars that drive themselves, and cities that actually smarter. It has also been a learning experience where major security breaches threatened us, but we worked past them, and ultimately built… Read More
Knowing what cybercriminals are targeting today is easy. Their attacks are loud, impactful, and have the elegance of a herd of bulls crashing through a glassware shop. The tougher challenge is figuring out where they will take aim tomorrow. Knowing where cyber threats will attack in the future, gives the necessary insights to … Read More
The massive scale of recent DDoS attacks on DYN’s servers that brought down many popular online services in the US, gives us just a glimpse of what is possible when attackers are able to leverage up to 150,000 unsecure IoT devices as malicious endpoints.
To address the growing fear and uncertainty out there surrounding the IoT security… Read More
The only thing hotter than IoT on SemiWiki.com right now is IoT Security. In 2016 we saw a record amount of reported cyber security breaches with compelling consequences (US Presidential Election) and that trend will continue. The most recent DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks using botnets on insecure IoT devices … Read More
In the last 12 months, we have seen an unprecedented number of cyber-attacks occur or come to light. Sophisticated attacks against governments, businesses, consumers, and the pillars of the Internet itself. The future appears to be fraught with run-away risks. Can security tame data breaches, ransomware, massive DDoS assaults,… Read More
Recent internet attacks resulted in popular sites becoming unreachable, such as Twitter, Etsy, Spotify, AirBnB, Github, and the New York Times. These incidents have brought to light a new threat to online services: Internet of Things (IoT) botnets. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been commonplace for over… Read More
The world of IoT security just became more complex. IoT devices are no longer a potential threat to their owners, now they pose a significant threat to everything connected to the Internet.… Read More