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Devil’s Ivy Targets IoT Open Source Code Library

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…

Lessons Learned from the Verizon Data Breach

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes Earlier this week, over 14 million Verizon customers had sensitive user data associated with their Verizon accounts released into the wild.  A third-party vendor had stored the database on an improperly secured cloud server. While this unsecured server was located in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, the data breach was determined to be a result of human error on the contractor’s part, not any inherent security vulnerability in the AWS cloud.

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zvelo IoT CyberSecurity Monitors Network Devices in MSSP Alert

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.

Why IoT Manufacturers Aren’t Helping Prevent Botnet Attacks

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes *****The following article, by Jeff Finn, appears within the Featured News section of IoT Evolution Magazine’s web site and was originally published on February 23, 2017. Malicious hackers seeking out unsecured devices to add to their botnet armies is not new, but the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution is making their jobs all too easy. According…

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zvelo’s CEO, Jeff Finn, Offers Insight Into IoT Security Future

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes On an increasingly massive scale, cybercriminals are repurposing connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices installed within our homes. These hackers use malware to enlist our smart thermostats, speakers, lights, and more as soldiers for their botnet armies – used in coordinated massive attacks causing security breaches that threaten the integrity of the internet.

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