Category Archives: Security, threats, DDOS, attacks, hacking

Industrial IoT Will be Attacked

Tripwire, Inc., a security company, announced the results of a study that looked at the rise of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) deployment in organizations, and to what extent it is expected to cause security problems in 2017. The main conclusion: 96% of … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Common Passwords of 2016

The Keeper Security team analyzed over 10M passwords available on the public web. They found that the top 10 most popular passwords of 2016, in a decreasing order of popularity, are: 123456 123456789 qwerty 12345678 111111 1234567890 1234567 password 123123 987654321 At the top … Continue reading

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The Faceless Hacking Dementors

I wanted to call this post “The Many Faces of Hackers,” as the infographic below suggested.

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Secure Your IoT Device

I wrote before how hackers are using consumer IoT devices to organize massive global DDoS attacks.  But they can use the same vulnerabilities to spy on you or to steal data. Below you can find a reminder (since it is … Continue reading

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