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Five key security tips to avoid an IoT hack

Recently, Russian PIR Bank lost $1,000,000 because of a compromised router that allowed hackers to gain entry into their local network. Why did it happen and how companies can protect themselves? Malicious IoT hacking incidents are a norm today. That is not surprising, considering that by 2020, the IoT is expected to reach a staggering […]

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Podcast: Black Hat and DEF CON 2018 Wrap

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can be found in the privacy policy. In addition, you will find them in the message confirming the subscription to the newsletter.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/podcast-black-hat-and-def-con-2018-wrap/

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New Variant of KeyPass Ransomware Discovered

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can be found in the privacy policy. In addition, you will find them in the message confirming the subscription to the newsletter.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/new-variant-of-keypass-ransomware-discovered/

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Election systems should be considered critical infrastructure

93 percent of security professionals are concerned about cyber-attacks targeting election infrastructure and data, and 81 percent believe cyber criminals will target election data as it is transmitted by machines, software and hardware applications, from local polling stations to central aggregation points, a recent study by Venafi has revealed. “Last year, attendees at DEF CON […]

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Vulnerabilities in smart card drivers open systems to attackers

Security researcher Eric Sesterhenn of X41 D-SEC GmbH has unearthed a number of vulnerabilities in several smart card drivers, some of which can allow attackers to log into the target system without valid credentials and achieve root/admin privileges. “A lot of attacks against smart cards have been performed in the past but not much work […]

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