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# Krebs On Security

  • Some Basic Rules for Securing Your IoT Stuff Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:36:24 +0000
    Most readers here have likely heard or read various prognostications about the impending doom from the proliferation of poorly-secured "Internet of Things" or IoT devices. Loosely defined as any gadget or gizmo that connects to the Internet but which most consumers probably wouldn't begin to know how to secure, IoT encompasses everything from security cameras, routers and digital video recorders to printers, wearable devices and “smart” lightbulbs.Throughout 2016 and 2017, attacks from massive botnets made up entirely of hacked IoT devices had many experts warning of a dire outlook for Internet security. But the future of IoT doesn't have to be so bleak. Here's a primer on minimizing the chances that your IoT things become a security liability for you or for the Internet at large.
  • Serial SWATter Tyler “SWAuTistic” Barriss Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:41:12 +0000
    Tyler Raj Barriss, a 25-year-old serial "swatter" whose phony emergency call to Kansas police last month triggered a fatal shooting, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and faces up to eleven years in prison.
  • Canadian Police Charge Operator of Hacked Password Service Leakedsource.com Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:44:47 +0000
    Canadian authorities have arrested and charged a 27-year-old Ontario man for allegedly selling billions of stolen passwords online through the now-defunct service Leakedsource.com.

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