Daily Archives: February 13, 2018


WatchGuard Technologies reports that hackers are now looking to supercharge their IoT botnets by exploiting Linux. They say “many IoT devices use inexpensive embedded Linux systems, which are notorious for having insecure defaults. By creating just a little malware code, these hackers think they can double their botnet power.” Their […]

2018 Security Predictions – Double Up on Linux Attacks


The BBC is reporting today that “Pakistani police have arrested four people accused of stealing spinal fluid from women.  The suspects told women they had to provide blood samples to qualify for financial assistance from the Punjab government.”  They maintain that “The gang is thought to have stolen spinal fluid […]

BBC: Pakistan gang ‘stole spinal fluid from women’



Examining the Threat Posed by Cyberattacks Against Critical Infrastructure By Joe Grillo, CEO, Vanderbilt We probably take critical infrastructure for granted in our day-to-day living. We turn on a tap, flick a switch, or push a button and water, light, and heat are all readily available to us. However, as […]

Examining the Threat Posed by Cyberattacks Against Critical Infrastructure