A DNS flaw impacts a library used by millions of IoT devices

A vulnerability in the domain name system (DNS) component of the uClibc library impacts millions of IoT products. Nozomi Networks warns of a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-05-02, in the domain name system (DNS) component of the uClibc library which is used by a large number of IoT products. The flaw also affects DNS implementation of all versions of the uClibc-ng […]

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IoT and Cybersecurity: What’s the Future?

IoT gizmos make our lives easier, but we forget that these doohickeys are IP endpoints that act as mini-radios. They continuously send and receive data via the internet and can be the easiest way for a hacker to access your home network. IoT devices can spy on people, steal data, or bring down vast swathes […]

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Synology and QNAP warn of critical Netatalk flaws in some of their products

Synology warns customers that some of its NAS devices are affected by multiple critical Netatalk vulnerabilities. Synology has warned customers that multiple critical Netatalk vulnerabilities affect some of its network-attached storage (NAS) devices. Netatalk is a free, open-source implementation of the Apple Filing Protocol that allows Unix-like operating systems to serve as a file server for macOS computers. QNAP NAS devices support the AFP protocol to […]

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DDoS attacks in Q1 2022

News overview The DDoS landscape in Q1 2022 was shaped by the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine: a significant part of all DDoS-related news concerned these countries. In mid-January, the website of Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko was hit by a DDoS attack, and the websites of a number of Ukrainian ministries were defaced. In […]

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QNAP firmware updates fix Apache HTTP vulnerabilities in its NAS

Taiwanese vendor QNAP warns users to update their NAS Firmware to fix Apache HTTP flaws addressed in the Apache HTTP server last month. Taiwanese vendor QNAP warns users to update their NAS Firmware to address Apache HTTP vulnerabilities, tracked as CVE-2022-22721 and CVE-2022-23943, addressed in the Apache HTTP server in March. “While CVE-2022-22719 and CVE-2022-22720 do […]

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Enemybot, a new DDoS botnet appears in the threat landscape

Enemybot is a DDoS botnet that targeted several routers and web servers by exploiting known vulnerabilities. Researchers from Fortinet discovered a new DDoS botnet, tracked as Enemybot, that has targeted several routers and web servers by exploiting known vulnerabilities. The botnet targets multiple architectures, including arm, bsd, x64, and x86. The researchers attribute the botnet […]

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The State of Stalkerware in 2021

 The state of stalkerware in 2021 (PDF) Main findings of 2021 Every year Kaspersky analyzes the use of stalkerware around the world to better understand the threat it poses. We partner with stakeholders across public and private sectors to raise awareness and find solutions to best tackle this important issue. Stalkerware enables people to secretly […]

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How to perform cybersecurity market analysis

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) introduces a framework to perform cybersecurity market analyses and dives into the market of the Internet of Things (IoT) distribution grids for validation. What’s the objective? To improve market penetration, value for money, quality and acceptance of products, processes and services, performing cybersecurity market analysis has become an […]

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