A look at some of the top stories from this past week in the world of automotive, IoT, Industry 4.0, and Enterprise Edge cybersecurity
NASA Confirms They Were Hacked – Says Attackers Made Their Way in Through Server (Forbes)
According to NASA, hackers managed to exploit an unauthorized Raspberry Pi computer connected to the JPL servers and move laterally into the NASA network, eventually making it as far as the Deep Space Network (DSN) array of radio telescopes and numerous other JPL systems.
New Echobot Malware is a Smorgasbord of Vulnerabilities (ZDNet)
It seems like each month there’s a new major botnet that hits the scene and Echobot is one of the most dangerous, targeting everything from security cameras to DVRs, to WeMo devices.
Linux Kernel Bug Knocks PCs, IoT Gadgets and More Offline (Threat Post)
Netflix researchers found the vulnerabilities, which the company said could be countered by limiting write buffers to the necessary level, closing misbehaving connections, and monitoring connection memory consumption.
The Top 5 Cybersecurity Mistakes CISOs Make (Security Boulevard)
Bad intentions and a lack of hard work are rarely to blame. Without understanding the root causes of corporate cybersecurity failures CISOs can miss the forest for the trees.
US Internet Of Things Bill Advanced To Vote On House Floor (National Law Review)
The bipartisan legislation aims to reduce the risk to critical government information technology infrastructure from cyberattacks.