Tag Archives: Internet of Things

AWS FreeRTOS Riddled with Security Vulnerabilities | Avast

Researchers from Zimperium’s zLabs team have discovered that the popular Internet of Things real-time operating system from AWS – FreeRTOS – is riddled with serious vulnerabilities that could let hackers crash connected devices in homes or critical inf…

North Carolina held for ransom and Agent Tesla becomes stealthy

North Carolina water utility shut down by ransomware
Hurricane Michael, Florence, and now this. It seems North Carolina just can’t catch a break as one of its major water utilities went offline following a ransomware attack. The Onslow Water and Sewer…

New Torii Botnet uncovered, more sophisticated than Mirai | Avast

written by Jakub Kroustek, Vladislav Iliushin, Anna Shirokova, Jan Neduchal and Martin Hron
Disclaimer: Analysis of the server content and samples was done on Thursday, September 20th. Follow the Avast Blog for further updates.&nbs…

Phishing scams pick up the phone and MikroTik routers watch and listen | Avast

Bank phishing scam phones it in
Many banking customers in Brazil woke up to a rude shock as the security module they installed as instructed turned out to be a trojan. Dubbed Camubot, the Trojan malware proudly sports banking logos and other branding,…

Phishing scams pick up the phone and MikroTik routers watch and listen | Avast

Bank phishing scam phones it in
Many banking customers in Brazil woke up to a rude shock as the security module they installed as instructed turned out to be a trojan. Dubbed Camubot, the Trojan malware proudly sports banking logos and other branding,…