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WikiLeaks: CIA Hacked into Mobile Phones and Samsung Smart TVs, Listened to Conversations

“Most emblematic realization” of George Orwell’s 1984: WikiLeaks reveals that the CIA hacked iPhones, Android devices and Samsung TVs, turning them into covert microphones.

Julie Jacobson · March 07, 2017

Houston Named ‘Most Infected’ City for Cybersecurity

List of top 10 ‘most-infected’ cities in U.S. in terms of devices that carry malware is opportunity for integrators breaking into cybersecurity options for their clients. Chicago, Phoenix, Denver and San Antonio are next in line.

Jason Knott · January 30, 2017

FCC Threatens to Invoke Mandatory Cybersecurity Testing

FCC issues a white paper warning the commercial IoT industry that it had better address cybersecurity risks with testing, authentication safeguards and best practices or manufacturers will face extreme government interaction… and soon!

Jason Knott · January 26, 2017

Ihiji: 40% of Network Installations Have Open Ports Vulnerable to Hacks

Ihiji’s Invision Remote Systems Management product adds active security scanning, noting that 40% of integrators’ installations include at least one open port, making them vulnerable to hacking. Ihiji will also issue reports on vulnerabilities for certain manufacturer firmware.

Jason Knott · November 08, 2016

Home Automation and Cryptography Expert on DDoS Attack: Don’t Blame IoT

Blaming last week’s Internet outage on the rise of connected devices is just a convenient meme, says encryption expert Will Price, founder of the home automation provider Simple Control (Roomie Remote).

Julie Jacobson · October 24, 2016

Hacked Security Cameras, DVRs Cause Massive DDoS Internet Attacks

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks carried out by hackers using as many as one million Chinese-made security cameras and other video surveillance products, according to Level 3 Communications.

Rodney Bosch · October 05, 2016

FireFX Network Guardian

The Network Guardian from FireFX is an automated security router/appliance able to perform multiple security functions within one single platform: network firewall, network intrusion prevention, gateway antivirus and anti-spam, VPN server, content filtering, data protection, and more.

CE Pro Editors · October 01, 2016

5 Cheap and Easy Ways to Impress Your Security Customers Today

It’s the little things that make all the difference. These small physical security improvements involve little to no cost and minimal effort but make a big impression on clients.

CE Pro Editors · June 24, 2016