smart home

Pierluigi Paganini April 23, 2014
Kaspersky on SmartTV malware … it’s question of time

Eugene Kaspersky explained that SmartTV are vulnerable to malware-based cyber attacks, it’s a question of time to assist a large-scale infection. In the last months we discussed about possible infection through the Internet of Things, in particular, we focused on cyber attacks on home appliances including Routers, SmartTV, refrigerators and ovens. The number of smart devices […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 19, 2014
IoT – Discovered first Internet of Things cyberattack on large-scale

Proofpoint discovered more Than 750,000 Phishing and SPAM Emails Launched From “Thingbots” Including Televisions, Fridge Recently security researchers from Proofpoint uncovered a cyber attack against the Internet of Things (IoT), more than 100,000 Refrigerators, Smart TVs and other smart household appliances have been hacked to send out 750,000 malicious spam emails. The nightmare comes true, dozens […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 15, 2014
Kaspersky discovered Icefog Hit US energy companies with Java Backdoor

Kaspersky experts discovered a java version of icefog espionage campaign that targeted at least 3 us oil, gas companies spreading a backdoor dubbed Javafog. Kaspersky Lab in September 2013 announced to have discovered Icefog team, an emerging group of cyber-mercenaries available for hire to conduct surgical hit and run operations against strategic targets.  The cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 14, 2014
Internet of Things and principal cyber threats

Internet of Things, a business growing at a compound annual rate of 7,9%, which are the principal cyber threats to the popular paradigm? Another week is starting and this morning the topic that I’ve found everywhere is Internet of Things (IoT), it is a growing paradigm that will influence our life in the next future, […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 07, 2013
Internet of Things, new opportunities for hackers and cybercriminals

Internet of Things, a business growing at a compound annual rate of 7,9% that is a privileged target for hackers and cyber criminals. The Internet of Things refers all objects in daily life equipped with identifiers that allow their automatic inventory. Tagging of the Internet of Things could be achieved with various technologies such as the RFID, […]