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Hajime challenges Mirai in battle over unsecured IoT devices

First identified in October 2016 by Rapidity Networks, Hajime has reportedly infected approximately 100,000 devices across the globe. According to PC World’s Michael Kan, Hajime scans the internet for vulnerable IoT devices such as cameras, [...]

Security researchers hack automotive CAN network

White hat security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have once again hacked a 2014 Jeep Cherokee, this time plugging a laptop directly into the vehicle’s CAN network via a port under the dashboard. “Instead [...]

The ethical limits of White Hat hacking

The purported commandeering of a jetliner by an onboard security researcher has set off a heated industry debate over the ethical limits of White Hat hacking. According to White Hat Security founder Jeremiah Grossman, airline [...]