Tapplock Smart locks contain several physical and digital vulnerabilities, each of which could allow an attacker to crack the lock with some attacks taking as little as two seconds to execute.
One vulnerability patched by Microsoft yesterday fixes an elevation of privilege issue in its Cortana voice assistant when used in a Windows 10 device.
The U.S. Treasury Department issued sanctions Monday against five Russian companies and three citizens for providing material and technical support to the Russian Federation government for the NotPetya and other cyberattacks.
Academic researchers say they have invented a transmitter that can secure billions of Internet of Things products by individually scattering each bit of data that a device wirelessly sends out onto different radio frequency channels, thus preventing attackers from intercepting a full packet and manipulating its data.
The biometric side of the cybersecurity equation is getting ready to put fingerprint readers in its rear-view mirror as newer technologies coming into the market prove more capable.
The secret lives of pets -- and their owners -- may not be so secret anymore if attackers take advantage of the dozen vulnerabilities that researchers recently observed while analyzing smart devices used to track animals and their activity.
A pair of Trend Micro research teams has detected and done a quick cyber autopsy on a new Mirai-like attack that popped up in Mexico earlier this month targeting Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) home routers and IP webcams.
Home security product manufacturer Ring reportedly made changes to its smart doorbell system last January after learning that the product's app was not automatically logging off users from their accounts after they changed their passwords.
Doctors at RSA on Thursday presented a riveting simulation of a health care emergency caused by a medical device hack -- showing that physicians' trust in the integrity of their equipment can be misplaced.
Researchers from IOActive have developed a proof-of-concept attack that turns ordinarily benevolent robots into malicious, money-grubbing automatons who demand bitcoin as a ransom payment.
Interpol recently drew 43 investigators and digital forensics pros from 23 countries together for its Digital Security Challenge - one in which a cyberattack is launched from a hacked IoT device, a webcam.
A newly discovered variant of Mirai botnet malware forces infected devices to act as proxy servers capable of protecting the anonymity of cybercriminals engaging in illegal activities.
Several Smart TVs from Samsung and others using the Roku TV platform, as well as media players from that company, are susceptible cyberattacks, according to Consumer Reports, a claim denied vehemently by Roku.
A recent worldwide consumer survey found a major disconnect between general fears about cybersecurity and the actions taken to protect not only their personal information, but their families from cyberattacks.
A slew of online services used to manage GPS- and GSM-based location tracking devices have been found vulnerable to flaws that could allow attackers to hijack these devices and reveal their owners' past and current locations.
The code that exploits a flaw in Huawei a router that enables these devices to be turned into botnets to push Satori and Brickerbot has been publicly posted on Pastebin.
Music lovers connected to wireless, Internet-connected Sonos speakers beware that their audio systems could have been unwittingly usurped for nefarious purposes, according to a new report from Trend Micro.
The individual, or people, behind the BrickerBot malware attacks have decided to hang up their mouse and keyboard after claiming to have locked more than 10 million supposedly unsecure Internet of Things devices.
A new strain of the Mirai IoT malware has been discovered following the publication of exploit code targeting networking equipment.
A new bill designed to identify, verify, and label compliant Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices with strong cybersecurity standards has been introduced by two federal lawmakers.
LG Electronics has patched a bug in its smart appliance app that can be exploited to gain remote access to devices under its control, including a camera-equipped vacuum that can be abused to spy on its owners.
Malwarebytes researchers are warning users not to buy into the hype, or the actual products, offered with Amazon's Key service.
The Norwegian Consumer Council and Mnemonic researchers are warning consumers about the dangers of poorly secured smartwatches marketed to children.
Google reported it has discovered and issued patches fo seven vulnerabilities in the DNS software package Dnsmasq, several of which could lead to remote code execution or leave the device open to a denial of service attack if exploited.
Despite keeping us connected and even providing a bump in security over its predecessor, 4G networks are still plagued with weaknesses.
An IoT botnet has set its hooks in about 4,500 - 5,000 proxy devices to send spam emails which each device capable of sending 400 messages or a total of 1.8 million messages per day.