How Congress could handle cybersecurity-focused bills in 2018
CyberScoop polled a half dozen people who work on cybersecurity policy issues to come up with a verdict on each piece of possible legislation.
Hackers could hijack internet-connected speakers to remotely play whatever they want
For now, it's just Rick Rolls. Yet the hack could be used for far more sinister purposes.
Don't fear the Reaper: Botnet 'easy to stop,' says security researcher
The new internet of things botnet, variously known as Reaper, IoT_Reaper or IoTroop, should be easy to stop if it ever attacks, because it uses fixed, hardcoded domain and internet addresses for its command and control, or C2, servers — meaning they can easily be cut off by service providers.
Two lawmakers want to give consumers a way to know if their IoT devices are secure
A new bill introduced on Friday aims to create a voluntary cybersecurity certification program to "independently identify, verify, and label compliant Internet-of-Things devices with strong cybersecurity standards."
Researchers warn of 'vast' new IoT botnet
Check Point Technologies and Qihoo 360 see a botnet coming that could cause more damage than Mirai.
Ebook: Defending critical infrastructure
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