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Researchers Figure Out How to Blind ISPs from Smart Home Device Traffic

Researchers have come up with a way to blind ISPs and attackers in a man-in-the-middle position to network traffic emanating from smart home devices.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/researchers-figure-out-how-to-blind-isps-from-smart-home-device-traffic/

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Revamped Nukebot Malware Changes Targets, Adds Functions

Researchers warn a retooled ‘Jimmy’ Nukebot no longer steals bankcard data, rather focuses on avoiding detection as it downloads malicious modules.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/revamped-nukebot-malware-changes-targets-adds-functions/

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Tech firms band together to take down Android DDoS botnet

An ad-hoc alliance of tech firms has managed to seriously cripple an Android-based botnet that was being actively used to DDoS multiple content providers. The botnet, dubbed WireX by the researchers, consisted of Android devices with malicious apps installed. In fact, in the wake of the discovery, Google has pulled some 300 such apps from […]

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Telnet Credential Leak Reinforces Bleak State of IoT Security

The disclosure and recent analysis of thousands of leaked telnet credentials paints a bleak picture of the state of IoT security.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/telnet-credential-leak-reinforces-bleak-state-of-iot-security/

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Beware of Hurricane Harvey Relief Scams

U.S. federal agencies are warning citizens anxious to donate money for those victimized by Hurricane Harvey to be especially wary of scam artists. In years past we’ve seen shameless fraudsters stand up fake charities and other bogus relief efforts in a bid to capitalize on public concern over an ongoing disaster. Here are some tips to […]

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