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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


When most people think of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, the first thing that comes to mind is Bitcoin. While Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency and remains the most popular, there are actually many different crypto coins in existence. Other coins like Ethereum, Litecoin and Monero all maintain total market capital […]

2018 Security Predictions: Cryptocurrency Crash – A Major Vulnerability Will ...



The commoditization of attack tools with simple user interfaces such as the Wi-Fi Pineapple by Hack5 made it possible for curious amateurs to perform advanced Wi-Fi attacks. Amateur Wi-Fi hacking has attracted a large following; there are nearly 3 million “how to” tutorial videos online teaching curious people how to […]

2018 Security Predictions: Wi-Fi Hacking – Thanks to Commoditization of ...


The latest Quarterly Internet Security Report shows unrelenting growth of new attack techniques and malware, highlighting the need for layered defenses, advanced threat prevention, and stringent security policies SEATTLE – December 13, 2017 – WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in advanced network security solutions, today announced the findings of its quarterly […]

WatchGuard Uncovers Surge in Script-based Attacks Amid Spike in Overall ...