Pierluigi Paganini April 07, 2017
IoT Amnesia Botnet puts at risk hundreds of thousands of DVRs due to unpatched flaw

Security experts at Palo Alto Networks have discovered a new Linux/IoT botnet dubbed Amnesia botnet that has been targeting digital video recorders (DVRs). Amnesia exploited an unpatched remote code execution vulnerability that was disclosed more than one year ago by security researcher Rotem Kerner. “fraudsters are adopting new tactics in order to attack retailers. This new […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 24, 2014
How hackers are exploiting vulnerable DVRs to conduct illegal activities

Security experts discovered a new malware that targets DVR and other Internet of Things devices recruiting them for different illegal activities. DVR, abbreviation for Digital Video Recorders systems, from Hikvision firm are affected by vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to hack them remotely. Digital Video Recorders are systems used to record surveillance footage of office buildings and […]