November 2, 2016, 11:00 am
in Anti-Malware Research , by Alexandra GHEORGHE

A new smart network camera can be hijacked and turned into a full-fledged spying tool, Bitdefender IoT & malware researchers have discovered. As part of their ongoing effort to raise awareness on the serious consequences of security-neglected IoT devices, Bitdefender … Continue reading

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August 18, 2016, 2:17 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Alexandra GHEORGHE

Users might be risking their privacy, and even physical security, when using smart plugs to manage appliances in homes, office buildings and other spaces. A popular electrical socket is vulnerable to malicious firmware upgrades and can be controlled remotely to … Continue reading

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March 25, 2016, 10:03 am
in Anti-Malware Research , by Alexandra GHEORGHE

Bitdefender researchers examined the security stance of four Internet-connected consumer devices. The team scrutinized the way each device connects to the Internet and to the cloud, as well as the communication between the device and corresponding mobile application. Results show that … Continue reading

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