Partner Caught Cheating after Late Night Activity Spike on Fitbit

March 5th, 2020|

A story broke late last year highlighting the importance of being
aware of what your smart devices are tracking, and when they’re tracking you. In
this instant, it resulted in a cheating partner being caught out, however there’s
many other malicious use case scenarios for smart device tracking/monitoring.

In this particular case, …read more

Ring Employees Fired for Watching Users Camera Footage

February 27th, 2020|

In a letter to US Senators, Ring stated that users’ video
data had been accessed improperly by some of its employees and that these
employees had now been let go. Ring is a home security company owned by Amazon.

The abuse of private data being accessed by employees of
tech companies is …read more

A Smart Bulb Could be an Attackers Gateway to Your Network

February 20th, 2020|

Late last year, 2019, a cyber threat intelligence company,
Check Point Research, informed Phillips of an exploit affecting their Hue
line-up of products. Phillips Hue is a range of internet connected smart lighting
products that are connected through an IoT bridge.

The research company outlines the exploit in their findings
to be …read more

US to Release New Counterintelligence Strategy

February 10th, 2020|

This week a new counterintelligence strategy will be
released in the US. The new strategy is designed to help encourage more
participation from the private sector in protecting the US from cyber threats.

The new strategy release comes after the FBI discusses the ever-growing
threat from China to the US economy and …read more

Is Your Smart TV Watching You?

February 6th, 2020|

A report was released by the FBI at the end of last year warning
the public about internet connected televisions, smart TVs.

Smart TVs are finding their way into more and more homes,
with an ever-growing list of functions and features, from voice control to
video calls. Most of these features require …read more

NSA Urges Windows 10 Users to Update

January 30th, 2020|

Earlier this month, users of Microsoft’s Windows 10 were
urged to update their computers by US security agency, NSA, after a huge
vulnerability was discovered. Microsoft was informed of the vulnerability
before it was made public and created a patch that was then pushed out in an
update to the operating system. …read more

Billionaire’s Phone Compromised After Receiving a Video on WhatsApp

January 22nd, 2020|

It was reported earlier this week that Jeff Bezos, the owner
of the Washington Post and CEO and founder of Amazon, had his mobile phone
forensically examined and found that it had been compromised.

According to reports from the Guardian and the Financial
Times, the forensic analysis of Bezos’s phone revealed that …read more

State of Emergency Announced After Ransomware Attack

January 16th, 2020|

A press conference was called by the Mayor of New Orleans,
LaToya Cantrell, at the end of last year to declare a state of emergency following
a major ransomware attack on the city.

At the press conference, the city’s Mayor stated that ransomware
had been detected but no ransom demands had been …read more

Another Google Home and Amazon Alexa Vulnerability

January 10th, 2020|

A vulnerability affecting both Amazon and Googles smart
speakers was disclosed by security researchers from SRLabs that enables
attackers to turn unsuspecting users’ smart speakers into eavesdropping or
phishing tools.

The researchers were able to make the smart speakers ask
users for their google account password or even silently record users. They
were able …read more

We’re Exhibiting at ASIS Europe 2020!

January 2nd, 2020|

We’re excited to be exhibiting at ASIS Europe again this year, 2020! Look out for us between 1-3 of April in Prague!

ASIS Europe 2020 – From Risk to Resilience, 1-3 April, Prague, CZ, is a unique gathering designed for established and aspiring security leaders, expert advisors, and …read more