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
TP-Link Wi-Fi Extenders are Vulnerable to Attack (HelpNetSecurity)
Several TP-Link Wi-Fi extender devices sport a critical remote code execution vulnerability that could allow attackers to take over the devices and command them with the same privileges as their legitimate user.
The Future of Road Transport - What We Will Drive, if We Still Drive at All (European Commission)
New report asserts that massive changes are on the horizon in automation, connectivity, decarbonization, and sharing.
Botnets Shift From Windows Towards Linux and IoT Platforms (Globaldots)
NSFOCUS states that Botnets continue to use DDoS as their primary weapon to hit high-speed networks and that they have shifted from Windows platforms towards Linux and IoT platforms.
New IoT Malware, Silex, is Bricking IoT Devices (ZDNet)
Over 2,000 devices were bricked in just a few hours, and the attacks are expected to worsen in the coming days, according to the malware’s creator.
Mining Vulnerable to Cybersecurity risks (Mining Review)
Study finds that out of 125 mining businesses, 87% reported that their processes to combat cybersecurity threats could be stronger, and 84% said more could be done to protect against data mishandling.