US-based healthcare service provider Centene somehow managed to lose six hard drives containing sensitive data of some 950,000 customers.
There are many problems with Internet of Things devices, and security is one of the biggest ones.
Researchers from Austrian infosec outfit SEC Consult have unearthed what they dubbed a "deliberately hidden backdoor account" in NX-1200, a network controller appliance for conference rooms manufactured by AMX, which is used by governmental and military bodies (even the US White House), educational and healthcare institutions, hotels and conference centers all over the US.
Damballa researchers have spotted an active campaign aimed at infecting as many home routers possible with a worm.
Cybersecurity threats to medical devices are a growing concern.
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