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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




Creating massive botnets utilizing IoT devices around the world is a cyber-criminal’s dream come true.  Will it take government regulation to force manufacturers to produce devices with adequate built-in protection? With manufacturers cranking out IoT devices as quickly as possible – and security controls thrown in as an afterthought – […]

2018 Security Predictions – IoT Botnets to Spur Government Regulations


Many people worry about having a “porch bandit” walk off with deliveries made to their home.  As a perk designed to alleviate this fear, some progressive companies allow their employees to have their packages delivered to them at the workplace.  Great idea, right?  Certainly, that is a much-appreciated benefit, but […]

Who Is Watching Your Packages Delivered At Home?