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INDEX20 opened its doors this week, after an 18-month wait, delighted to welcome the nonwoven industry back to Geneva with open arms. The exhibition floor was bustling with activity and anticipation at the prospect of new business.   Over 500 exhibitors from 44 countries were present at the event, premiering their latest innovations. Organisers say […]

Symbio Robotics, the provider of a platform that enables AI-powered automation solutions, launched SymbioDCS 2.0, which the company describes as “a major update” to the company’s flagship middleware and python programming framework. With a streamlined automation solution development and deployment process, the updated platform contains a series of breakthrough features to support accelerated electric vehicle […]

Tompkins Robotics, a provider of robotic automation for distribution operations, says it is delivering “big benefits” to Kmart Australia. Kmart Australia, which owns more than 300 stores in Australia and New Zealand, selected Tompkins Robotics’ tSort automation solution to optimize its Auckland fulfillment operations. Implemented in less than five months, Tompkins Robotics’ tSort System immediately […]

Badger Technologies, a product division of Jabil and leader in retail automation, has launched a pilot program with Busy Beaver Building Centers, operator of 24 full-line home improvement centers in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. As part of the pilot, which is taking place at Busy Beaver’s store in Irwin, Pennsylvania, Badger Technologies multipurpose autonomous […]

By Skip Snyder, senior partner, IBM Consulting and Mike Pollitt, chief sales officer, Boston Dynamics The demand for AI-driven robotics is increasing in operations like those in manufacturing and warehouse settings to help organizations with data and analytics that identify problems in real time, improve decision making, and perform tasks more efficiently. But to experience […]

Swedish freight technology company Einride and GE Appliances are partnering for the implementation of electric and autonomous transport at scale. The companies say this will be the first time in history an autonomous and electric truck is live and operating on US soil. The partnership will represent Einride’s first installation with its renowned Pods in […]

Flytrex, an on-demand drone delivery for food and retail, has expanded its drone delivery service to Holly Springs, North Carolina. In partnership with Causey Aviation Unmanned, the Federal Aviation Administration, the North Carolina Department of Transportation, The Town of Holly Springs, and Kite Realty Group Trust, Flytrex has begun delivering food orders via drone in […]

The IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE) is the flagship automation conference of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society and constitutes the primary forum for cross-industry and multidisciplinary research in automation. Its goal is to provide a broad coverage and dissemination of foundational research in automation among researchers, academics, and practitioners. Here […]

Networking, researching, and training – the Mehnert Lab in Erfurt sees itself as a platform for industrial cooperation in the age of Industry 4.0. Mehnert GmbH provides skilled workers and specialists for various projects in the fields of electronics, mechanics, digital control, 3D measurement technology, and robotics. The company employs 55 permanent staff members, headquartered […]

From November 29th through December 1st, 2021, the Central Florida Expressway (CFX) will host the 9th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit in Orlando, Florida. In recent years, this event has been a sellout. The 2021 FAV Summit will focus on ACES mobility. ACES is an acronym for the four rising stars of mobility – […]

Sole Source Capital, an industrial-focused private equity firm, has closed its second fund, SSC Partners II or “Fund II”, with aggregate total commitments of $555 million. Fund II was significantly oversubscribed with an initial target of $400 million and reached its hard cap. With the closing of Fund II, Sole Source Capital now manages in […]

ABB says it is bringing artificial intelligence to asset performance management for improved efficiencies and increased uptime across industries in the form of something Genix. The launch of ABB Ability Genix Asset Performance Management Suite “brings next-generation AI-based predictive maintenance, asset reliability and integrity insights to process and utility industries”, says the company. Genix APM […]

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (A&T) and its food services provider, Sodexo, have partnered with robot maker Starship Technologies to roll out the university’s food delivery service via autonomous robots. A&T is the first historically Black college or university to partner with Starship, as well as its first partnership in North Carolina. Starship’s […]

ATI Industrial Automation has unveiled its “ultra-thin” Mini43LP Force/Torque Sensor, which the company says provides “high-precision force sensing in a rugged, yet compact transducer”. At less than 8 mm tall, the newest member of ATI’s force/torque sensor product range is “uniquely suited for smaller automated applications”, says ATI. The low profile sensor body allows users […]

Switzerland’s largest international trade show dedicated to high-precision technologies, EPHJ – which showcases microtechnology innovations in sectors such as watchmaking and medicine – has successfully held its 19th edition. The organisers say this year’s event has shown “positive results”. They add that, in a delicate event context in a period of health crisis caused by […]

Geek+, a manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots, is partnering with DHL’s Asia Pacific Innovation Center. Located in Singapore, the center will be home to a new exhibit that showcases a cutting-edge, automated, and completely integrated e-commerce solution. Named the “Warehouse of the Future”, the exhibit integrates RoboShuttle tote-picking robot and robot-arm technology for full-scale automation. […]

UVD Robots, a specialist manufacturer of autonomous ultraviolet disinfection robots, is partnering with OCC Commercial Consulting to offer “complete hospital-grade disinfection solutions” for supermarkets, with the aim of providing a safe shopping experience for employees and customers. UVD Robots says that the average consumer spends about 60 hours grocery shopping per year – hours spent […]

Zebra Technologies, which provides automation solutions to the supply chain sector, has introduced what it claims is “the industry’s most comprehensive picking solution to help businesses improve their fulfillment operations”. The fulfillment solution uses machines from Fetch Robotics, which Zebra recently acquired, and consists of three new autonomous mobile robots – FlexShelf, FlexShelf Guide, and […]

Agtonomy, a hybrid autonomy and tele-assist service platform, has launched out of stealth and has announced a $4 million seed round from Grit Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), and Village Global, the venture firm backed by some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Michael Dell. The Agtonomy mission is […]

Dexterity, the creators of intelligent robotic systems for logistics, warehouses, and supply chain, has raised an additional $140 million in Series B equity funding and debt. Major existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and Kleiner Perkins greatly expanded their commitment to Dexterity by leading the Series B, with additional participation from Obvious Ventures, B37 Ventures and […]

The introduction and subsequent popularity of automated trading systems and Artificial Intelligence (AI) has given rise to a new way of doing things on the financial markets. This is particularly true in the case of forex trading, where it has prompted even more people to explore the trading of the USD and other lucrative currencies. […]

Miso Robotics, the startup specialising in automation for the foodservice industry, has launched its newest product line – Flippy Wings, which the company claims is “the only robotic chicken wing frying solution designed from the ground up for high volume restaurants”. The lead innovation partner in the Flippy Wings initiative is the multi-brand restaurant company Inspire Brands. Buffalo […]

Festo and MassRobotics have selected companies for the inaugural Healthcare Robotics Startup Catalyst Program. The Healthcare Robotics Startup Catalyst is a new program for the global robotics startup community to advance healthcare developments by providing promising companies with investor and customer introductions, access to subject-matter experts, and a range of technical and marketing support resources. […]

Amit Goel, Director of Product Management for Autonomous Machines at NVIDIA, discusses the new collaboration between Open Robotics and NVIDIA. The collaboration will improve the way ROS and NVIDIA’s line of products such as Isaac SIM and the Jetson line of embedded boards operate together. NVIDIA’s Isaac SIM lets developers build robust and scalable simulations. […]

MIT researchers have developed a system that improves the speed and agility of legged robots as they jump across gaps in the terrain. Credits: Photo courtesy of the researchers By Adam Zewe | MIT News Office A loping cheetah dashes across a rolling field, bounding over sudden gaps in the rugged terrain. The movement may […]

Within the last few decades, the construction industry has witnessed tremendous innovations in materials, architectural design, technology revolution, big data, and energy. All these advancements have resulted in quick construction, massive project monitoring, cost-effectiveness, and high productivity. The need for energy-efficient housing is on the rise while construction projects are leveraging intelligent procedures like innovative […]

Geek+, an autonomous mobile robot manufacturer, has launched RoboShuttle RS8-DA, an 8-meter high flexible arm robot. The company claims the new robot is the “highest in the industry” and will enable customers to maximize the use of their warehouses. RoboShuttle is a safe, efficient, and flexible high-density solution that solves the complex logistics scenarios brought […]

Xwing, a startup developing autonomy for aviation, has signed a joint development agreement with Textron Aviation. Under this non-exclusive agreement, Xwing and Textron Aviation, home to the iconic Cessna and Beechcraft brands, can begin to work together to accelerate the seamless integration of autoflight technologies into existing and future aircraft, beginning with the Cessna Grand […]

Robotics Today held three more online talks since we published the one from Amanda Prorok (Learning to Communicate in Multi-Agent Systems). In this post we bring you the last talks that Robotics Today (currently on hiatus) uploaded to their YouTube channel: Raia Hadsell from DeepMind talking about ‘Scalable Robot Learning in Rich Environments’, Koushil Sreenath […]

Transport and logistics provider Geodis has partnered with Bastian Solutions to implement an AutoStore system into a new fulfillment site for a leading clothing retailer. The $48 million material handling equipment deal will deliver the highest throughput documented of an AutoStore system globally to support the retailer’s omnichannel capabilities, including e-Commerce and its more than […]

Sea Machines Robotics​​​​, a developer of autonomous command and control systems for the maritime industry, has completed what is believed to be the world’s first 1,000+ nautical miles autonomous and remotely commanded journey of a commercial vessel at sea. Under the project name The Machine Odyssey, the autonomous tug Nellie Bly completed its journey in […]

Continuous production is one of three production system options, the other two being jobbing and batch production. Continuous production is distinguished by completing products in one physical location, in a series of continuous operations, using raw materials or subassemblies as inputs. Depending on whether the continuous process consists of mass, process, or assembly production types, […]

Automated Intelligence includes the use of Automated Robots to conduct market analysis while executing trade decisions based on acute intelligence on behalf of the investors in cryptocurrency trade. These automated, fast actions provide the investors with the best opportunity to make profits out of their investment in cryptocurrency trade. Based and formed from algorithms computing […]

We have all been through the hassles of sending currencies overseas to our friends or families, sometimes it just feels like a nightmare having to go through a LONG and frustrating process just to send a few bucks. But thanks to the Blockchain technology, we can do the same thing without any hassle whatsoever, while […]

Security professionals advise to never use ‘beef stew’ as a password. It just isn’t stroganoff. The post A recipe for failure: Predictably poor passwords appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Threat actors are increasingly using advanced tactics to obfuscate and launder their illicit gains, a report by the US Government finds The post $5.2 billion worth of Bitcoin transactions possibly tied to ransomware appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

The out-of-bounds read vulnerability enables an attacker to escape a Squirrel VM in games with millions of monthly players – such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Portal 2 – and in cloud services such as Twilio Electric Imp.

The group is likely nation-state-backed and is mounting an ongoing spy campaign using custom malware and stealthy tactics.

The APT, which targets Middle-Eastern energy firms & telecoms, has been relatively quiet since its exposure but not entirely silent. It’s kept up attacks through 2021 and is working on retooling its arsenal yet again. 

Chris Hass, director of information security and research at Automox, discusses how to assign security responsibility, punishment for poor cyber-hygiene and IDing ‘security champions’ to help small businesses.

Cybersecurity budget cuts are everywhere. Chad Anderson, senior security researcher at DomainTools, discusses alternatives to fancy tooling, and good human skills alignment.

Researchers have disclosed an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Squirrel programming language that can be abused by attackers to break out of the sandbox restrictions and execute arbitrary code within a SquirrelVM, thus giving a malicious actor complete access to the underlying machine.  Tracked as CVE-2021-41556, the issue occurs when a game library referred to […]

Cybersecurity budget cuts are everywhere. Chad Anderson, senior security researcher at DomainTools, discusses alternatives to fancy tooling, and good human skills alignment.

Chris Hass, director of information security and research at Automox, discusses how to assign security responsibility, punishment for poor cyber-hygiene and IDing ‘security champions’ to help small businesses.

An advisory by the CISA, FBI and NSA reveals hallmark tactics of and shares defense tips against the cybercriminal group that’s picked up where its predecessor DarkSide left off.

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday took the wraps off a mass volume email attack staged by a prolific cybercriminal gang affecting a wide range of industries, with one of its region-specific operations notably targeting Germany and Austria. Enterprise security firm Proofpoint tied the malware campaign with high confidence to TA505, which is the name assigned to the […]

TA505 – cybercrime trailblazers with ever-evolving TTPs – have returned to mass-volume email attacks, flashing retooled malware and exotic scripting languages.

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Erik Schluntz, co-founder and CTO of Cobalt Robotics, which makes a security guard robot. Erik speaks about how their robot handles elevators, how they have humans-in-the-loop to help their robot make decisions, robot body language, and gives advice for entrepreneurs. Episode Links Cobalt’s website Erik’s website Video introducing the […]

A threat actor, previously known for striking organizations in the energy and telecommunications sectors across the Middle East as early as April 2018, has evolved its malware arsenal to strike two entities in Tunisia. Security researchers at Kaspersky, who presented their findings at the VirusBulletin VB2021 conference earlier this month, attributed the attacks to a […]

The company recently needs to develop a project that focuses on real-time monitoring of the surrounding environment. I need to buy some components to do pre-project testing. Components: 1. Programmable screen 2. Microprocessor 3. Photo resistor sensor Here is the schematic of my working project: This application function is divided into three parts: 1. Temperature […]

Companies are worried that the highly privileged password app could let attackers deep inside an enterprise’s footprint, says Redscan’s George Glass.

A major cyberattack resulted in data being stolen, too, but Sinclair’s not sure which information is now in the hands of the crooks.

The tween-friendly video app is being used to serve up malvertising, disguised as free Steam game accounts or Among Us game hacks.

Here’s the numbers on the new MacBook Pros just announced… MacBook Pro New M1 Pro SoC5nm 10 CPU Cores16 GPU Cores New M1 Max SoC400GB/s…

Patching really, really matters – patching is what keeps technology solutions from becoming like big blocks of Swiss cheese, with endless security vulnerabilities punching hole after hole into critical solutions. But anyone who’s spent any amount of time maintaining systems will know that patching is often easier said than done. Yes, in some instances, you […]

The accounts were used to catfish security researchers into downloading malware in a long-running cyber-espionage campaign attributed to North Korea.

Leaders of Customer Care and Support teams have discovered that the legacy approach of designing and building call centers with rows upon rows of agents in tiny cubicles is obsolete. Staff turnover is typically very high in these environments. Now, there’s a better approach on the horizon, as a result of experience gained from the […]

Aim Robotics, a Danish company with headquarters in Copenhagen and an R&D centre in Odense, and Kassow Robots, also a Danish company with its headquarters in Copenhagen, have entered into a partnership. The two companies have developed an “innovative dispensing solution” for collaborative robot use, and Aim is now part of the Kassow Robots ecosystem. […]

Researchers at MIT have developed a fully-integrated robotic arm that fuses visual data from a camera and radio frequency (RF) information from an antenna to find and retrieve objects, even when they are buried under a pile and fully out of view. Credits: Courtesy of the researchers By Adam Zewe | MIT News Office A […]

Burro, formerly known as Augean Robotics, an autonomy company providing solutions for the agriculture industry, has raised a $10.9 million in its Series A investment round. The round was led by S2G Ventures and Toyota Ventures, with F-Prime Capital and the Cibus Enterprise Fund joining, along with existing investors including Radicle Growth and ffVC. Burro […]

Activ Surgical, a digital surgery pioneer, has raised $45 million in a Series B financing round. The Series B round was led by Cota Capital, a multi-stage investment firm focused on private and public modern enterprise technology companies. Seven new investors, including BAM Funds, Magnetar Capital, Mint Ventures, Castor Ventures, Dream One Vision and Nvidia, […]

Sfera Labs has introduced the first industrial product based on the new Raspberry Pi RP2040 microcontroller chip – a few months after its release. The Iono RP is a compact programmable I/O module that combines the ease of use of the Raspberry Pi with a wide choice of digital and analog input and output interfaces. […]

By Linda Eales, robotics division manager at ABB South Africa The future has never looked more unpredictable for South Africa’s food and beverage (F&B) sector, as it battles a perfect storm of pressure brought on by Covid-19, changing consumer and retail consumption patterns, disrupted supply chains and ongoing scrutiny around food safety. The food and […]

Representatives from the U.S., the European Union, and 30 other countries pledged to mitigate the risk of ransomware and harden the financial system from exploitation with the goal of disrupting the ecosystem, calling it an “escalating global security threat with serious economic and security consequences.”  “From malign operations against local health providers that endanger patient […]

REvil, the notorious ransomware gang behind a string of cyberattacks in recent years, appears to have gone off the radar once again, a little over a month after the cybercrime group staged a surprise return following a two-month-long hiatus. The development, first spotted by Recorded Future’s Dmitry Smilyanets, comes after a member affiliated with the REvil operation posted […]

Since cybersecurity is definitely an issue that’s here to stay, I’ve just checked out the recently released first episodes of Cato Networks Cybersecurity Master Class Series.  According to Cato, the series aims to teach and demonstrate cybersecurity tools and best practices; provide research and real-world case studies on cybersecurity; and bring the voices and opinions of […]

Windows 10, iOS 15, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Microsoft Exchange Server, and Ubuntu 20 were successfully broken into using original, never-before-seen exploits at the Tianfu Cup 2021, the fourth edition of the international cybersecurity contest held in the city of Chengdu, China. Targets this year included Google Chrome running on Windows 10 21H1, Apple Safari running on […]

If you visited Robohub this week, you may have spotted a big change: how this blog looks now! On Tuesday (coinciding with Ada Lovelace Day and our ‘50 women in robotics that you need to know about‘ by chance), Robohub got a massive modernisation on its look by our Technical Editor Ioannis K. Erripis and […]

Putting a precision payload on top of more generic malware makes perfect sense for malware operators The post Virus Bulletin: Old malware never dies – it just gets more targeted appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Phishing and how to avoid taking the bait – Offboarding employees securely – Why old malware refuses to die The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson launched a criminal investigation of a reporter who flagged a state website that exposed 100K+ Social-Security numbers for teachers and other state employees.

The group – which also created BazarLoader and the Conti ransomware – has juiced its distribution tactics to threaten enterprises more than ever.

The operators behind the pernicious TrickBot malware have resurfaced with new tricks that aim to increase its foothold by expanding its distribution channels, ultimately leading to the deployment of ransomware such as Conti. The threat actor, tracked under the monikers ITG23 and Wizard Spider, has been found to partner with other cybercrime gangs known Hive0105, […]

The U.S. Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA) on Thursday warned of continued ransomware attacks aimed at disrupting water and wastewater facilities (WWS), highlighting five incidents that occurred between March 2019 and August 2021. “This activity—which includes attempts to compromise system integrity via unauthorized access—threatens the ability of WWS facilities to provide

A new deceptive ad injection campaign has been found leveraging an ad blocker extension for Google Chrome and Opera web browsers to sneakily insert ads and affiliate codes on websites, according to new research from cybersecurity firm Imperva. The findings come following the discovery of rogue domains distributing an ad injection script in late August […]

If you answer the phone and hear a recorded message instead of a live person, it’s likely a robocall. A robocall is a phone call that uses a computerized autodialer to deliver a pre-recorded message. In 2020, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received 2.8 million consumer complaints about robocalls. Offering solutions to robocalling and […]

Regardless of how you go about it, amassing as much bitcoin as possible is generally a prudent move. Almost unanimously, it is assumed that bitcoin will either continue to rise steadily over the next few years or skyrocket to the moon in months. In either case, it’s on an upward trend, which means that any […]

A few key industrial organizations around the world are now known to be the biggest culprits when it comes to emissions, so it’s as important as ever for production lines and other similar plants to begin moving toward more eco-friendly operations. Thankfully, figuring out how your industrial business can reduce its carbon footprint and become […]

Webinar name: Why automation with Techman Robot? Webinar date and time: October 21, 2021… 1pm Eastern Time (US and Canada) Webinar link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ukucgl6NSzS2YXs4IyBaRQ TM Robot’s vision embedded robot system is easier to program than you think. In this webinar, attendees will learn about how a built-in camera could benefit manufacturers deploying cobots in multiple production workstations, […]

The Pittsburgh autonomy sector has reached critical mass and has the potential to become a major player in the global market, according to a new study. It adds, however, that “urgent action is needed” to compete more effectively against other regions and to encourage autonomy companies to locate and remain in Southwestern Pennsylvania as they […]

IPTV and IP video security is increasingly under scrutiny, even by high school kids.

Visible says yes, user accounts were hijacked, but it denied a breach. As of today, users are still posting tales of forcibly changed passwords and getting stuck with bills for pricey new iPhones.

Multiple security vulnerabilities have been disclosed in softphone software from Linphone and MicroSIP that could be exploited by an unauthenticated remote adversary to crash the client and even extract sensitive information like password hashes by simply making a malicious call. The vulnerabilities, which were discovered by Moritz Abrell of German pen-testing firm SySS GmbH, have […]

Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) on Thursday said it’s tracking more than 270 government-backed threat actors from more than 50 countries, adding it has approximately sent 50,000 alerts of state-sponsored phishing or malware attempts to customers since the start of 2021. The warnings mark a 33% increase from 2020, the internet giant said, with the spike largely stemming from […]

As many as 130 different ransomware families have been found to be active in 2020 and the first half of 2021, with Israel, South Korea, Vietnam, China, Singapore, India, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Iran, and the U.K. emerging as the most affected territories, a comprehensive analysis of 80 million ransomware-related samples has revealed. Google’s cybersecurity arm VirusTotal […]

The campaign, which uses the Apple Developer Program and Enterprise Signatures to get past Apple’s app review process, remains active.

Fortinet’s Derek Manky discusses a recent global survey showing that two-thirds of organizations suffered at least one ransomware attack, while half were hit multiple times.

Cloud security is the umbrella that holds within it: IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. Gartner created the SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) category for solutions that continuously assess security risk and manage the SaaS applications’ security posture. With enterprises having 1,000 or more employees relying on dozens to hundreds of apps, the need for deep visibility […]

A large-scale unauthenticated scraping of publicly available and non-secured endpoints from older versions of Prometheus event monitoring and alerting solution could be leveraged to inadvertently leak sensitive information, according to the latest research. “Due to the fact that authentication and encryption support is relatively new, many organizations that use Prometheus haven’t yet enabled

Many people find it difficult to download YouTube videos online. To solve the difficulty, we have come up with the website name “mp3download.to”. The website offers a solution to downloading problems and allow the user to download YouTube Mp3 online. This means you can easily download the YouTube content into Mp3 formats by using” mp3download.to”. […]

How can women feel as if they belong in robotics if we can’t see any pictures of women building or programming robots? The Civil Rights Activist Marian Wright Edelson aptly said, “You can’t be what you can’t see.” We’d like you all to take photos of women building and coding robots and share them with […]

It’s Ada Lovelace Day and once again we’re delighted to introduce you to “50 women in robotics you need to know about”! From the Afghanistan Girls Robotics Team to K.G.Engelhardt who in 1989 founded, and was the first Director of, the Center for Human Service Robotics at Carnegie Mellon, these women showcase a wide range of […]

Robohub Podcast · Public Transit In this episode, our interviewer Lilly speaks to Alex Wallar, co-founder and CTO of The Routing Company. Wallar shares his background in multi-robot path-planning and optimization, and his research on scheduling and routing algorithms for high-capacity ride-sharing. They discuss how The Routing Company helps cities meet the needs of their […]

If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it’s probably a duck. Now, how do you apply the duck test to defense against phishing? The post Don’t get phished! How to be the one that got away appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

The new Necro Python exploit targets Visual Tool DVRs used in surveillance systems.

AT&T has launched a cloud-based, managed XDR (extended detection and response) offering designed to provide automated and orchestrated malware prevention, threat detection and continuous security monitoring of endpoint, network and cloud assets to help organizations detect and recover from security threats at scale. The AT&T Managed XDR suite of security software is built on existing […]

Google has announced the formation of a cybersecurity action team to provide support to governments, critical infrastructure, enterprises, and small businesses. The Google Cybersecurity Action Team will consist of cybersecurity experts from across the organization and will guide customers through the cycle of security and digital transformation. [ Learn what cloud providers can and can’t […]

A stored XSS and arbitrary file-upload bug can be paired with an authorization bypass to wreak havoc.

More companies than ever are looking to the robotics and automation sector to solve their productivity issues and drive expansion plans. Some of the most exciting leaps forward in the field of robotics are happening in France. Since the early years of the 21st century, this country has been leading the way in robotics development, […]

A few key industrial organizations around the world are now known to be the biggest culprits when it comes to emissions, so it’s as important as ever for production lines and other similar plants to begin moving toward more eco-friendly operations. Thankfully, figuring out how your industrial business can reduce its carbon footprint and become […]

Cybercriminals exploited bugs in the world’s largest digital-goods marketplace to create malicious artwork offered as a perk to unsuspecting users.

The Software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry has gone from novelty to an integral part of today’s business world in just a few years. While the benefits to most organizations are clear – more efficiency, greater productivity, and accessibility – the risks that the SaaS model poses are starting to become visible. It’s not an overstatement to say […]

Cybercriminals exploited bugs in the world’s largest digital-goods marketplace to create malicious artwork offered as a perk to unsuspecting users.

A now-patched critical vulnerability in OpenSea, the world’s largest non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace, could’ve been abused by malicious actors to drain cryptocurrency funds from a victim by sending a specially-crafted token, opening a new attack vector for exploitation. The findings come from cybersecurity firm Check Point Research, which began an investigation into the platform following

Sounil Yu, CISO at JupiterOne, discusses software bills of materials (SBOMs) and the need for a shift in thinking about securing software supply chains.

The previously unknown SnapMC group exploits unpatched VPNs and webserver apps to breach systems and carry out quick-hit extortion in less time than it takes to order a pizza.

Microsoft on Tuesday rolled out security patches to contain a total of 71 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and other software, including a fix for an actively exploited privilege escalation vulnerability that could be exploited in conjunction with remote code execution bugs to take control over vulnerable systems. Two of the addressed security flaws are rated Critical, 68 […]

Microsoft’s October 2021 Patch Tuesday included security fixes for 74 vulnerabilities, one of which is a zero-day being used to deliver the MysterySnail RAT to Windows servers.

The attack, which clocked in at 2.4 Tbps, targeted one of Azure customers based in Europe The post Microsoft thwarts record‑breaking DDoS attack appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

The cyberattacks, linked to a Chinese-speaking APT, deliver the new MysterySnail RAT malware to Windows servers.

An Iran-linked group is taking aim at makers of drones and satellites, Persian Gulf ports and maritime shipping companies, among others.

Robohub Podcast · Public Transit In this episode, our interviewer Lilly speaks to Alex Wallar, co-founder and CTO of The Routing Company. Wallar shares his background in multi-robot path-planning and optimization, and his research on scheduling and routing algorithms for high-capacity ride-sharing. They discuss how The Routing Company helps cities meet the needs of their […]

The bug is under attack. Within hours of the patch release, a researcher published POC code, calling it a “great” flaw that can be used for jailbreaks and local privilege escalation.

The maintainers of LibreOffice and OpenOffice have shipped security updates to their productivity software to remediate multiple vulnerabilities that could be weaponized by malicious actors to alter documents to make them appear as if they are digitally signed by a trusted source. The list of the three flaws is as follows — CVE-2021-41830 / CVE-2021-25633 – Content and […]

Microsoft on Monday revealed that its Azure cloud platform mitigated a 2.4 Tbps distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in the last week of August targeting an unnamed customer in Europe, surpassing a 2.3 Tbps attack stopped by Amazon Web Services in February 2020. “This is 140 percent higher than 2020’s 1 Tbps attack and higher than any network volumetric event […]

Code hosting platform GitHub has revoked weak SSH authentication keys that were generated via the GitKraken git GUI client due to a vulnerability in a third-party library that increased the likelihood of duplicated SSH keys. As an added precautionary measure, the Microsoft-owned company also said it’s building safeguards to prevent vulnerable versions of GitKraken from adding newly […]

It’s Ada Lovelace Day and once again we’re delighted to introduce you to “50 women in robotics you need to know about”! From the Afghanistan Girls Robotics Team to K.G.Engelhardt who in 1989 founded, and was the first Director of, the Center for Human Service Robotics at Carnegie Mellon, these women showcase a wide range of […]

An emerging threat actor likely supporting Iranian national interests has been behind a password spraying campaign targeting US, EU, and Israeli defense technology companies, with additional activity observed against regional ports of entry in the Persian Gulf as well as maritime and cargo transportation companies focused in the Middle East. Microsoft is tracking the hacking […]

How can women feel as if they belong in robotics if we can’t see any pictures of women building or programming robots? The Civil Rights Activist Marian Wright Edelson aptly said, “You can’t be what you can’t see.” We’d like you all to take photos of women building and coding robots and share them with […]

Apple on Monday released a security update for iOS and iPad to address a critical vulnerability that it says is being exploited in the wild, making it the 17th zero-day flaw the company has addressed in its products since the start of the year.’ The weakness, assigned the identifier CVE-2021-30883, concerns a memory corruption issue in […]

Ukrainian law enforcement authorities on Monday disclosed the arrest of a hacker responsible for the creation and management of a “powerful botnet” consisting of over 100,000 enslaved devices that was used to carry out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) and spam attacks on behalf of paid customers. The unnamed individual, from the Ivano-Frankivsk region of the country, […]

The victims lost an average of nine days to downtime and two-and-a-half months to investigations, an analysis of disclosed attacks shows The post Ransomware cost US companies almost $21 billion in downtime in 2020 appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

In this episode, Audrow Nash speaks with Melonee Wise, former CEO of Fetch Robotics and current VP of Robotics Automation at Zebra Technologies. Melonee speaks about the origin of Fetch Robotics, her experience at Willow Garage, her experience being acquired by Zebra Technologies, challenges in the warehouse setting, on autonomous cars, and on the future […]

Although organizations commonly go to great lengths to address security vulnerabilities that may exist within their IT infrastructure, an organization’s helpdesk might pose a bigger threat due to social engineering attacks. Social engineering is “the art of manipulating people so they give up confidential information,” according to Webroot. There are many different types of social engineering

While most senior executives at progressive organizations have already evolved their human resource policies to accommodate employee desire for flexible working models, others still resist change. Unfortunately, many of the laggards are now experiencing the “Great Resignation” phenomenon. The global pandemic required business leaders to rethink when, where, and how their knowledge workers and front-line […]

A prominent Togolese human rights defender has been targeted with spyware by a threat actor known for striking victims in South Asia, marking the hacking group’s first foray into digital surveillance in Africa. Amnesty International tied the covert attack campaign to a collective tracked as “Donot Team” (aka APT-C-35), which has been linked to cyber […]

Pizza-vending brand Basil Street has agreed a partnership with leading motion control company, Arcus Servo Motion. The startup says the partnership is in response to expanded client demand for automated food systems and is aligned with its nationwide rollout slated for Fall 2021. The global supplier of advanced motion control and technical solutions, including AI […]

Zepth, a construction industry solution provider, has agreed a new collaboration with Boston Dynamics, a builder of canine and humanoid robots. As part of an early adopter program, the project management platform now offers users seamless integration with Boston Dynamics’ mobile robot Spot, enabling project teams to automate routine inspection tasks and capture data safely […]

Jamba and Blendid have launched their second robotic smoothie kiosk – called “Jamba by Blendid” – pilot location, now open at the Stonewood Center in Downey, California. Building on the successful 2020 opening of the first Jamba by Blendid in Dixon, California this is the next step in the effort to open Jamba by Blendid […]

Peachtree Corners – a tiny city in Georgia, US – is partnering with T- Mobile to launch a fleet of Beep autonomous shuttles, as well as cellular vehicle-to-everything, or C-V2X. The advanced autonomous service has been named “PAUL” – short for Piloting Autonomous Use Locally. Peachtree Corners has dubbed an area of the city “Silicon Orchard”. […]

GreyOrange, a warehouse robotics and automation company, has expanded its GreyMatter operating system and Ranger MoveSmart robots in Active Ants’ e-fulfilment centre in Willebroek, Belgium. GreyOrange says its solution to modern fulfilment has already been providing higher value and higher levels of efficiency to the Active Ants fulfilment centre in The Netherlands and has since […]

This article details the process of making a self-service car project by utilizing STONE Serial Screen and ESP32. In particular, we will be discussing the following: Tire inflation Vacuum dusting Smoke disinfection Fuel additive This project allows users to perform at least 4 types of cleaning on their cars as well as other self-service. STONE […]

On the 12th of October, the world will celebrate Ada Lovelace Day to honor the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). After a successful worldwide online celebration of Ada Lovelace Day last year, this year’s celebration returns with a stronger commitment to online inclusion. In Finding Ada (the main network supporting […]

ESET research discovers ESPecter bootkit – FontOnLake targeting Linux – Fake SafeMoon app update The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

The adoption of fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology apps will create demand for new categories of software and related services. Topping that list of requirements is securing connections and devices from cyber threats. ABI Research forecasts that by 2026, Internet of Things (IoT) cellular wireless network connections will number more than 3 billion — with 4G […]

An “aggressive” financially motivated threat actor has been identified as linked to a string of RYUK ransomware attacks since October 2018, while maintaining close partnerships with TrickBot-affiliated threat actors and using a publicly available arsenal of tools such as Cobalt Strike Beacon payloads to interact with victim networks. Cybersecurity firm Mandiant attributed the intrusions to […]

When it comes to exploring complex and unknown environments such as forests, buildings or caves, drones are hard to beat. They are fast, agile and small, and they can carry sensors and payloads virtually everywhere. However, autonomous drones can hardly find their way through an unknown environment without a map. For the moment, expert human […]

Cybersecurity researchers have detailed a new campaign that likely targets entities in Southeast Asia with a previously unrecognized Linux malware that’s engineered to enable remote access to its operators, in addition to amassing credentials and function as a proxy server. The malware family, dubbed “FontOnLake” by Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET, is said to feature “well-designed […]

The Apache Software Foundation on Thursday released additional security updates for its HTTP Server product to remediate what it says is an “incomplete fix” for an actively exploited path traversal and remote code execution flaw that it patched earlier this week. CVE-2021-42013, as the new vulnerability is identified as, builds upon CVE-2021-41773, a flaw that impacted Apache web […]

ESET researchers discover a malware family with tools that show signs they’re used in targeted attacks The post FontOnLake: Previously unknown malware family targeting Linux appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

A researcher combed through the Twitch leak and found what they said was evidence of PayPal chargebacks with names and emails; employees’ emails; and more.

A researcher combed through the Twitch leak and found what they said was evidence of PayPal chargebacks with names and emails; employees’ emails; and more.

The destroyer-class USS Kidd streamed hours of game play in a funny incident that has serious cybersecurity ramifications.

Anurag Kahol, CTO & co-founder at Bitglass, offers tips for avoiding implementation pitfalls for zero trust.

Anurag Kahol, CTO & co-founder at Bitglass, offers tips for avoiding implementation pitfalls for zero trust.

A high-severity code injection vulnerability has been disclosed in 23andMe’s Yamale, a schema and validator for YAML, that could be trivially exploited by adversaries to execute arbitrary Python code. The flaw, tracked as CVE-2021-38305 (CVSS score: 7.8), involves manipulating the schema file provided as input to the tool to circumvent protections and achieve code execution. Particularly, the 

So, you’ve been thinking about getting a Penetration Test done on your Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment. Great! What should that involve exactly?  There are many options available, and knowing what you need will help you make your often limited security budget go as far as possible. Broadly, the key focus areas for most penetration […]

The U.S. government on Wednesday announced the formation of a new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative that aims to hold contractors accountable for failing to meet required cybersecurity requirements in order to safeguard public sector information and infrastructure. “For too long, companies have chosen silence under the mistaken belief that it is less risky to hide a […]

All third-party iOS, iPadOS, and macOS apps that allow users to create an account should also provide a method for terminating their accounts from within the apps beginning next year, Apple said on Wednesday. “This requirement applies to all app submissions starting January 31, 2022,” the iPhone maker said, urging developers to “review any laws that […]

Interactive livestreaming platform Twitch acknowledged a “breach” after an anonymous poster on the 4chan messaging board leaked its source code, an unreleased Steam competitor from Amazon Game Studios, details of creator payouts, proprietary software development kits, and other internal tools. The Amazon-owned service said it’s “working with urgency to understand the extent of this,” adding the

Communication is a vital skill for any leader at an organization, regardless of seniority. For security leaders, this goes double. Communicating clearly works on multiple levels. On the one hand, security leaders and CISOs must be able to communicate strategies clearly – instructions, incident response plans, and security policies. On the other, they must be […]

Cryptocurrencies rise and fall, but one thing stays the same – cybercriminals attempt to cash in on the craze The post To the moon and hack: Fake SafeMoon app drops malware to spy on you appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Two-factor authentication is a simple way to greatly enhance the security of your account The post Google to turn on 2FA by default for 150 million users, 2 million YouTubers appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

The little snippet of Python code strikes fast and nasty, taking less than three hours to complete a ransomware attack from initial breach to encryption.

The possible cyberattacks include disabling monitoring, location-tracking of children and malicious redirects of parent-console users.

The rare UEFI bootkit drops a fully featured backdoor on PCs and gains the ultimate persistence by modifying the Windows Boot Manager.

An anonymous user posted a link to a 125GB torrent to 4chan yesterday, containing all of Twitch’s source code, comments going back to its inception and more.

An anonymous user posted a link to a 125GB torrent to 4chan yesterday, containing all of Twitch’s source code, comments going back to its inception and more.

Details have emerged about a new cyber espionage campaign directed against the aerospace and telecommunications industries, primarily in the Middle East, with the goal of stealing sensitive information about critical assets, organizations’ infrastructure, and technology while remaining in the dark and successfully evading security solutions. Boston-based cybersecurity company Cybereason dubbed

Google has announced plans to automatically enroll about 150 million users into its two-factor authentication scheme by the end of the year as part of its ongoing efforts to prevent unauthorized access to accounts and improve security. In addition, the internet giant said it also intends to require 2 million YouTube creators to switch on […]

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Tuesday released an advisory regarding multiple security vulnerabilities affecting all versions of Honeywell Experion Process Knowledge System C200, C200E, C300, and ACE controllers that could be exploited to achieve remote code execution and denial-of-service (DoS) conditions. “A Control Component Library (CCL) may be modified

ESET research discovers a previously undocumented UEFI bootkit with roots going back all the way to at least 2012 The post UEFI threats moving to the ESP: Introducing ESPecter bootkit appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Three security vulnerabilities in Axis video products could open up the door to a bevy of different cyberattacks on businesses.

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist at ThycoticCentrify, offers a 7-step practical IR checklist for ensuring a swift recovery from a cyberattack.

The open-source project has rolled out a security fix for CVE-2021-41773, for which public cyberattack exploit code is circulating.

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday revealed details of a previously undocumented UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) bootkit that has been put to use by threat actors to backdoor Windows systems as early as 2012 by modifying a legitimate Windows Boot Manager binary to achieve persistence, once again demonstrating how technology meant to secure the environment prior to loading […]

Throughout history military leaders have suffered from a lack of knowledge.  They often were desperately searching through the “fog of war” to find the answers to seven key questions: Where are my enemies?Where are my own forces?Where are my allies?Where are everyone’s supplies, materials and equipment?What condition are they in?What capabilities are available at a […]

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Adrian Macneil, Co-founder and CEO of Foxglove. Foxglove makes Foxglove Studio, an open source visualization and debugging tool for robotics. Adrian speaks about the origin of Foxglove, Foxglove’s business model, web and robotics, and gives advice to those interested in getting more involved in robotics. Episode links Download the […]

Apache has issued patches to address two security vulnerabilities, including a path traversal and file disclosure flaw in its HTTP server that it said is being actively exploited in the wild. “A flaw was found in a change made to path normalization in Apache HTTP Server 2.4.49. An attacker could use a path traversal attack […]

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist at ThycoticCentrify, offers a 7-step practical IR checklist for ensuring a swift recovery from a cyberattack.

The Compound cryptocurrency exchange accidentally botched a platform upgrade and distributed millions in free COMP tokens to users – then threatened to dox the recipients.

The Compound cryptocurrency exchange accidentally botched a platform upgrade and distributed millions in free COMP tokens to users – then threatened to dox the recipients.

One easily disproved conspiracy theory tied the ~six-hour outage to a supposed data breach tied to a Sept. 22 hacker forum ad for 1.5B Facebook user records.

Chinese cyber espionage group APT41 has been linked to seemingly disparate malware campaigns, according to fresh research that has mapped together additional parts of the group’s network infrastructure to hit upon a state-sponsored campaign that takes advantage of COVID-themed phishing lures to target victims in India.  “The image we uncovered was that of a state-sponsored […]

Law enforcement agencies have announced the arrest of two “prolific ransomware operators” in Ukraine who allegedly conducted a string of targeted attacks against large industrial entities in Europe and North America since at least April 2020, marking the latest step in combating ransomware incidents. The joint exercise was undertaken on September 28 by officials from […]

Researchers have been building robotic fish for years, but the performance has never approached the efficiency of real fish. Daniel Quinn, CC BY-NC By Daniel Quinn Underwater vehicles haven’t changed much since the submarines of World War II. They’re rigid, fairly boxy and use propellers to move. And whether they are large manned vessels or […]

They were all flat on their faces for hours on Monday, throwing off DNS error messages or other server-related errors.

An analysis of second-quarter malware trends shows that threats are becoming stealthier.

A former medical records tech stole PII that was then used to fraudulently claim DoD and VA benefits.

Cybersecurity researchers on Monday discovered misconfigurations across older versions of Apache Airflow instances belonging to a number of high-profile companies across various sectors, resulting in the exposure of sensitive credentials for popular platforms and services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Binance, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), PayPal, Slack, and Stripe. “These unsecured

A newly discovered data exfiltration mechanism employs Ethernet cables as a “transmitting antenna” to stealthily siphon highly-sensitive data from air-gapped systems, according to the latest research. “It’s interesting that the wires that came to protect the air-gap become the vulnerability of the air gap in this attack,” Dr. Mordechai Guri, the head of R&D in […]

Security teams at mid-sized organizations are constantly faced with the question of “what does success look like?”. At ActZero, their continued data-driven approach to cybersecurity invites them to grapple daily with measuring, evaluating, and validating the work they do on behalf of their customers.  Like most, they initially turned toward the standard metrics used in […]

A previously undocumented threat actor has been identified as behind a string of attacks targeting fuel, energy, and aviation production industries in Russia, the U.S., India, Nepal, Taiwan, and Japan with the goal of stealing data from compromised networks. Cybersecurity company Positive Technologies dubbed the advanced persistent threat (APT) group ChamelGang — referring to their

Across the globe, more organizations are investing in the modernization of information technology (IT) infrastructure and associated service offerings. For many senior executives, the motivation is obvious and compelling. While most of the IT spending within the commercial enterprise sector is targeted at fueling their digital business growth agenda, the public sector also has its […]

Marketing technology, or ‘martech’, keeps getting more complex and more vital to the way companies do business. For many enterprises, the Salesforce cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) platform is a centerpiece of the martech strategy. Salesforce is the CRM market leader by a wide margin, with 19.8% market share, according to research firm IDC. Ensuring […]

In Part 1, friend of Automated Home, MarkB, started to convert his smart home over to using Shelly modules. Now in Part 2 he uses…

Robotic grasping and manipulation has historically been dominated by rigid grippers, force/form closure constraints, and extensive grasp trajectory planning. The advent of soft robotics offers new avenues to diverge from this paradigm by using strategic compliance to passively conform to grasped objects in the absence of active control, and with minimal chance of damage to […]

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Dave Coleman, Chief Executive Officer at PickNik Robotics. Dave speaks at a high level about what MoveIt is and what problems it helps roboticists solve, they talk about supervised autonomy, including a collaboration with NASA and MoveIt Studio, and Dave talks about MoveIt 3.0.   Episode links Download the […]

The campaign may last for a month, but we should remember that cybersecurity is a year-round affair The post October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Why being cyber‑smart matters appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

New ESET Threat Report is out – Cybersecurity Awareness Month begins today – What organizations should do to secure their VPNs The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Coinbase suspects phishing led to attackers getting personal details needed to access wallets but also blamed a flaw in its SMS-based 2FA.

Roman Roads The concept of speed as an advantage is not new. Over the course of 700 years, the Romans built and maintained a system of roads extending over 55,000 miles to enable speedy communications and the quick movement of troops and supplies across the vast expanse of their empire. Today, our perception of time […]

Experts say the detection delay of 17 months is a colossal security blunder by the retailer. 

The banking trojan keeps switching up its lies, trying to fool Android users into clicking on a fake Flubot-deleting app or supposedly uploaded photos of recipients.

Due to the recent volatility in prices in oil trading, traders may profit greatly by anticipating their market direction. Volatility, in terms of financial instruments, is described as an expected movement in asset prices in either direction. The volatility of the oil is assessed in proportions. For instance, with the present oil price at $100 […]

Modernization is the need of the hour as the global community continues to reach new heights of innovation and digitization in almost every sector and industry. As much as this sounds exciting, it puts a lot of responsibility on businesses and organizations to introduce new trends in their normal routines. However, it gives them a […]

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed an unpatched flaw in Apple Pay that attackers could abuse to make an unauthorized Visa payment with a locked iPhone by taking advantage of the Express Travel mode set up in the device’s wallet. “An attacker only needs a stolen, powered on iPhone. The transactions could also be relayed from an […]

First appearing in March, the group has been leveraging ProxyShell against targets in 10 countries and employs a variety of malware to steal data from compromised networks.

A formerly unknown Chinese-speaking threat actor has been linked to a long-standing evasive operation aimed at South East Asian targets as far back as July 2020 to deploy a kernel-mode rootkit on compromised Windows systems. Attacks mounted by the hacking group, dubbed GhostEmperor by Kaspersky, are also said to have used a “sophisticated multi-stage malware framework” that […]

Building on significant advances in big data, analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT), more innovative transit service offerings aim to increase public transport ridership and reduce emissions or congestion within metropolitan areas. By providing these services through smartphone apps, the transit services also significantly increase user convenience, providing information on different human mobility offerings […]

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge planned to develop novel approaches to rapidly map, explore and search underground environments in time-sensitive operations critical for the civilian and military domains alike. In the Final Event, DARPA designed an environment involving branches representing all three challenges of the “Tunnel Circuit”, the “Urban Circuit” and the “Cave Circuit”. Robots had […]

In yet another indicator of how hacking groups are quick to capitalize on world events and improvise their attack campaigns for maximum impact, threat actors have been discovered impersonating Amnesty International to distribute malware that purports to be security software designed to safeguard against NSO Group’s Pegasus surveillanceware.  “Adversaries have set up a phony website […]

Google on Thursday pushed urgent security fixes for its Chrome browser, including a pair of two new security weaknesses that the company said are being exploited in the wild, making them the fourth and fifth actively zero-days plugged this month alone. The issues, designed as CVE-2021-37975 and CVE-2021-37976, are part of a total of four patches, […]

Flaws in Apple Pay and Visa could allow criminals to make arbitrary contactless payments – no authentication needed, research finds The post Hackers could force locked iPhones to make contactless payments appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

This is the second pair of zero days that Google’s fixed this month, all four of which have been actively exploited in the wild.

Over the years I have conducted many surveys of business and technology professionals, and the one consistent insight across all these surveys is a high level scepticism that leaders will make the necessary decisions and act fast enough to compete effectively.  I understand that.  Most failures can be directly traced back to either bad decisions […]

RFID gun tags leave the military exposed to tracking, sniffing and spoofing attacks, experts say.  

Jason Kent, hacker-in-residence at Cequence Security, discusses how to track user-agent connections to mobile and desktop APIs, to spot malicious activity.

Jason Kent, hacker-in-residence at Cequence Security, discusses how to track user-agent connections to mobile and desktop APIs, to spot malicious activity.

The group uses millions of password combos at the rate of nearly 2,700 login attempts per minute with new techniques that push the ATO envelope.

Access to heart monitors disabled by the attack allegedly kept staff from spotting blood & oxygen deprivation that led to the baby’s death.

Researchers have demonstrated that someone could use a stolen, unlocked iPhone to pay for thousands of dollars of goods or services, no authentication needed.

Professional developers want to embrace DevSecOps and write secure code, but their organizations need to support this seachange if they want that effort to grow. The cyber threat landscape is becoming more complex by the day. Attackers are constantly scanning networks for vulnerable applications, programs, cloud instances, and the latest flavor of the month is […]

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed an unpatched security vulnerability in the protocol used by Microsoft Azure Active Directory that potential adversaries could abuse to stage undetected brute-force attacks. “This flaw allows threat actors to perform single-factor brute-force attacks against Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) without generating sign-in events in the targeted organization’s

Move over REvil, Ragnar Locker, BlackMatter, Conti et al: Three lesser-known gangs account for the vast majority of ransomware attacks in the U.S. and globally.

Certificate misconfigurations of the EAP protocol in Eduroam (and likely other networks globally) threaten Android and Windows users.

The IDC cloud security survey 2021 states that as many as 98% of companies were victims of a cloud data breach within the past 18 months. Fostered by the pandemic, small and large organizations from all over the world are migrating their data and infrastructure into a public cloud, while often underestimating novel and cloud-specific […]

Cybersecurity researchers on Wednesday disclosed a previously undocumented backdoor likely designed and developed by the Nobelium advanced persistent threat (APT) behind last year’s SolarWinds supply chain attack, joining the threat actor’s ever-expanding arsenal of hacking tools. Moscow-headquartered firm Kaspersky codenamed the malware “Tomiris,” calling out its similarities to another

Russian authorities on Wednesday arrested and detained Ilya Sachkov, the founder of cybersecurity firm Group-IB, for two months in Moscow on charges of state treason following a search of its office on September 28. The Russian company, which is headquartered in Singapore, confirmed the development but noted the “reason for the search was not yet clear,” adding “The decentralized […]

What your organization should consider when it comes to choosing a VPN solution and hardening it against attacks The post CISA and NSA release guidance for securing VPNs appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

The NSA and CISA issued recommendations on choosing and hardening VPNs to prevent nation-state APTs from weaponizing flaws & CVEs to break into protected networks.

Apple’s personal item-tracker devices can be used to deliver malware, slurp credentials, steal tokens and more thanks to XSS.

Facebook on Wednesday announced it’s open-sourcing Mariana Trench, an Android-focused static analysis platform the company uses to detect and prevent security and privacy bugs in applications created for the mobile operating system at scale. “[Mariana Trench] is designed to be able to scan large mobile codebases and flag potential issues on pull requests before they make it into […]

The mobile malware has fleeced hundreds of millions of dollars from victims globally, using sophisticated techniques.

The Conti ransomware gang has developed novel tactics to demolish backups, especially the Veeam recovery software.

Newly discovered code resembles the Kazuar backdoor and the Sunshuttle second-stage malware distributed by Nobelium in the SolarWinds supply-chain attacks.

Newly discovered code resembles the Kazuar backdoor and the Sunshuttle second-stage malware distributed by Nobelium in the SolarWinds supply-chain attacks.

A campaign is stealing one-time password tokens to gain access to PayPal, Apple Pay and Google Pay, among others.

A campaign is stealing one-time password tokens to gain access to PayPal, Apple Pay and Google Pay, among others.

A newly discovered “aggressive” mobile campaign has infected north of 10 million users from over 70 countries via seemingly innocuous Android apps that subscribe the individuals to premium services costing €36 (~$42) per month without their knowledge. Zimperium zLabs dubbed the malicious trojan “GriftHorse.” The money-making scheme is believed to have been under active development […]

Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are an essential pillar of an organization’s defense, and they must account for a lot. Especially for new CISOs, this can be a daunting task. The first 90 days for a new CISO are crucial in setting up their security team, so there is little time to waste, and much […]

Two newly discovered malicious Android applications on Google Play Store have been used to target users of Brazil’s instant payment ecosystem in a likely attempt to lure victims into fraudulently transferring their entire account balances into another bank account under cybercriminals’ control. “The attackers distributed two different variants of banking malware, named PixStealer and MalRhino,

There’s no denying that Instagram is one of the most significant social media marketing networks available today, regardless of what many people think of it. It would seem that different social media networks get launched every day. Still, Instagram has proven itself to be one of the top platforms for promoting your brand and connecting […]

Car safety plays a crucial role in avoiding vehicle accidents and their consequences. Before you decide to buy a particular vehicle, determine its safety rating by examining safety tests, along with its roll-over rates. This will help you make an informed decision on the car to buy, protecting you and other passengers from death or […]

We are often told that the cloud is more secure than on-premises solutions. But is it really? Both are subject to similar risks and vulnerabilities, and the cloud can sometimes be more complicated than on-premises because of our unfamiliarity with deployment and patching. [ Follow these 5 tips for better cloud security. | Get the […]

Commercially developed FinFisher surveillanceware has been upgraded to infect Windows devices using a UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) bootkit using a trojanized Windows Boot Manager, marking a shift in infection vectors that allow it to elude discovery and analysis. Detected in the wild since 2011, FinFisher (aka FinSpy or Wingbird) is a spyware toolset for Windows, macOS, […]

As a business user or individual, you may be looking for a suitable means of protecting the data you have stored on your Mac, and there are a few options you can consider. However, in addition to choose the right solution for your specific needs, you also have to look at choosing the right provider. […]

In this final video of our focus series on IEEE/RSJ IROS 2020 (International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems) original series Real Roboticist, you’ll meet Dennis Hong speaking about the robots he and his team have created (locomotion and new ways of moving; an autonomous car for the visually impaired; disaster relief robots), Star Wars […]

In the early seventies, a departure from classical directions, standard forms in favor of something fantastic, original began. This is how we describe the modern high-tech style, which is laconic and multifunctional in nature. Interior items related to this style direction are characterized by several essential features. First of all, they are extremely practical, do […]

The pharmaceutical manufacturing industry is changing, and not only because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The FDA’s improved standards for pharmaceutical manufacturing have increased manufacturer emphasis on oversight, efficiency, and quality control. Luckily, necessity is the mother of invention—and innovation. The following technologies are redefining the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry this year, but their impacts will prove […]

RPA, along with IoT, is the critical lever of modernization and process improvement. The combined technologies contribute to the digital transformation journeys of businesses. This article dissects what RPA is, its use cases, and how it perfectly complements IoT technologies’ characteristics to help companies boost efficiency and drive higher profitability. The term’ digital transformation’ has […]

Dave Stewart, Approov CEO, lays out six best practices for orgs to avoid costly account takeovers.

The BloodyStealer trojan helps cyberattackers go after in-game goods and credits.

A ‘nearly impossible to analyze’ version of the malware sports a bootkit and ‘steal-everything’ capabilities.

The unredacted RCE exploit allows unauthenticated, remote attackers to upload files to the vCenter Server analytics service.

Microsoft is warning that the Nobelium APT is compromising single-sign-on servers to install a post-exploitation backdoor that steals data and maintains network persistence.

The unredacted RCE exploit allows unauthenticated, remote attackers to upload files to the vCenter Server analytics service.

Opportunistic threat actors have been found actively exploiting a recently disclosed critical security flaw in Atlassian Confluence deployments across Windows and Linux to deploy web shells that result in the execution of crypto miners on compromised systems. Tracked as CVE-2021-26084 (CVSS score: 9.8), the vulnerability concerns an OGNL (Object-Graph Navigation Language) injection flaw that

Ekaterina Kilyusheva, head of the Information Security Analytics Research Group at Positive Technologies, offers a blueprint for locking up the fortress.

The spoofed email has targeted close to 75K inboxes, slipping past spam and security controls across Office 365, Google Workspace, Exchange, Cisco ESA and more.

Future Acres, an agricultural robotics startup, has agreed a partnership with global plant variety breeder and genetics licensor Sun World International to further develop its proprietary technology. Future Acres’ stated mission is to bring “sustainable agricultural robotics to the farm industry in order to optimize workforce efficiency and safety”. The collaboration begins with an initial […]

President Biden’s Executive Order 14028 “Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity” directed the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to create a cloud-security technical reference architecture (RA) in coordination with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). The intent of the RA is to provide recommendations for cloud […]

Realtime Robotics, a developer of autonomous motion planning systems for industrial robots, has opened a new office in Japan to meet the growing demand it has experienced in the region. The new office, located in Tokyo, in the Shinagawa area, will be publicly opening on October 1. Manufacturing, logistics and automotive companies throughout the region […]

At PackExpo this year, SICK is presenting numerous demonstrations and one educational session that highlight how intelligent sensors can help you create the factory of the future that includes robotics, quality inspection, and digital transformation. Intelligent sensor solutions from SICK enhance mobile and stationary robotic applications. In its booth (C-2160) at PackExpo 2021, demos about […]

A new advanced trojan sold on Russian-speaking underground forums comes with capabilities to steal users’ accounts on popular online video game distribution services, including Steam, Epic Games Store, and EA Origin, underscoring a growing threat to the lucrative gaming market. Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, which coined the malware “BloodyStealer,” said it first detected the malicious tool […]