A Lesson to Learn – If it is Connected It can Be Hacked

A Lesson to Learn – If it is Connected It can Be Hacked I remember years ago at CES 2013, when this young entrepreneur scheduled an interview with me to show off a prototype for his new Ring security device. At the time, IoT was in its infancy, and this product...

Routers and Firewalls with Broadcom Chipsets Are Vulnerable

Routers and Firewalls with Broadcom Chipsets Are Vulnerable Have you heard of the router/firewall critical vulnerability called Cable Haunt? Well, for 200 million worldwide users, this could soon be a nightmare come true. Cable Haunt allows a hacker to compromise the...

Updates, Patches and Hackers Oh My!

Updates, Patches and Hackers Oh My! Most data breaches ard due to hackers exploiting known vulnerabilities. I know, I hear it all the time – patching takes time, and it can indeed be risky, especially if you have any legacy hardware or software in your network...

Cyber War isn’t Coming It is already Here!

Cyber War isn’t Coming It is already Here! Wars today are less likely to be kinetic, and it is safe to assume that the primary mode of retaliation from Iran will be a cyber attack. Iran wants to bring down the U.S., and the fastest way to do that is to damage us...

Hackers Preying on Old and Decrepit Technology

Hackers Preying on Old and Decrepit Technology 1042-02 Cybercriminals will innovate when necessary. However, more likely, like any successful enterprise, they will harvest any low-hanging fruit when and wherever they can find it. For those of us with unpatched older...

Bomb’s will not be Iran’s retaliation – Technological hacks are more likely

Bomb’s will not be Iran’s retaliation – Technological hacks are more likely Microsoft said on Friday that Iranian hackers, with apparent backing from the government, had made more than 2,700 attempts to identify the email accounts of current and...