Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes In this week’s Embedded Insiders podcast, Rich Nass and Brandon Lewis welcome Jeff Finn, CEO of data categorization and security firm zvelo.
Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Two large annual security conferences are taking place in Las Vegas this week and I will be attending the second one. The first one, Black Hat, is primarily targeted at corporate audiences and sponsorships with well-known industry leaders and vendors supporting and attending the conference year after year.
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes By Eric Watkins, Senior Malicious Detection Researcher at zvelo This week, a new security vulnerability subject to remote attack, known as Devil’s Ivy, is targeting the C++ library used by thousands of different IoT device vendors. The most popular devices being compromised are IoT video cameras; however, the associated risk is not limited to video…
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes *****The following article, by Jeff Finn, appears as an online article in the Opinion section on InfoSecurity Magazine Home’s web site and was originally published on July 13, 2017. In InfoSecurity Magazine: How IoT Device Discovery and Activity Detection Can Work by Jeff Finn, CEO of zvelo Even as IoT device volume races towards 200 billion by 2020, the…
Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes A few years ago at a DEFCON conference, an organization called “Let’s Encrypt” lead a session on their new project. Although this group was not well-known at the time, their ambitious goals made me feel that I should hear what they had to say, even if it was just to save money.
Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes Petya is a ransomware campaign that has been updated to take advantage of an exploit named EternalBlue (named this by the NSA as part of their toolset). This exploit takes advantage of a vulnerability in the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol.
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes First, zvelo has released the Invalid Traffic dataset; the new dataset should help brands better determine the health of the traffic to their sites by detecting data centers, web and fake crawlers, and other fraudulent traffic sources.
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes zvelo is beta testing an IoT Security solution, a software-based sensor that discovers network-attached devices, profiles them and tags compromised units. Think of it as an elaborate, sophisticated hall monitor that knows how you behave, spots and reports abnormalities, takes your thumbprint and then scores you for trustworthiness.
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Helping Eliminate Wasteful Ad Spending Marketing chiefs from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) met with the heads of the trade group Trustworthy Action Group (TAG) to discuss how best to broach the matter of ad fraud, which is forecast to cost the industry in excess of $16bn this year alone, this week, amid wider…
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes In January, categorization and anti-malware firm Zvelo launched a free bot detection service for site publishers.
This week, the Denver area-based firm announced a complementary service, which it says is the first to detect non-human traffic on a specific page, rather than at the site level.