Pierluigi Paganini September 19, 2018
Evolution of threat landscape for IoT devices – H1 2018

Security experts from Kaspersky have published an interesting report on the new trends in the IoT threat landscape. What is infecting IoT devices and how? The researchers set up a honeypot to collect data on infected IoT devices, the way threat actors infect IoT devices and what families of malware are involved. The first data that emerged […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 27, 2017
The Hajime Botnet continues to grow and implements a new attack technique

The mysterious Hajime Botnet continues to grow and reached 300,000 IoT Devices, the author also implemented a new attack method. Recently experts from Symantec spotted a new IoT botnet dubbed Hajime that is spreading quickly in the last months, mostly in Brazil and Iran. The Hajime malware was first spotted in October 2016, it implements the same mechanism […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 20, 2017
Symantec is monitoring the Hajime IoT malware, is it the work of vigilante hacker?

Symantec observed the Hajime IoT malware leaving a message on the devices it infects, is it the work of a cyber vigilante? The Mirai botnet is the most popular thingbot, it is targeting poorly configured and flawed ‘Internet of Things’ devices since August 2016, when the threat was first discovered by the researcher MalwareMustDie. Many other bots threaten […]