A look at some of the top stories this week in the world of automotive, IoT, Industry 4.0, and Enterprise Edge product cybersecurity.
Hypervisor Escape Among 13 Critical Vulnerabilities Patched by Microsoft (CBR Online)
The vulnerability in iTunes and Apple iCloud allowed the researchers to infect Windows PCs with ransomware - without setting off the anti-virus protection. Researchers informed Apple of the vulnerability in August and it has since been patched by the company.
Cisco Small Business Routers Rife with Security Issues, Researchers Report (Latest Hacking News)
Three major flaws found in Cisco RV320 and RV325 Dual Gigabit WAN VPN Routers firmware, including the presence of static certificates and keys. The flaws also meant that anyone with access to the base operating system could exploit the vulnerability to gain root access on the target device.
Researchers Hack Amazon Echo - and Cash Out Big (Tech Crunch)
Amat Cama and Richard Zhu of Team Fluoroacetate used an integer overflow exploit against the Amazon Echo Show 5 by taking advantage of the older version.
Day One Vulnerability in iTunes Exploited by Hackers (Herald Journalism)
The vulnerability in iTunes and Applie iCloud allowed the researchers to infect Windows PCs with ransomware - without setting off the anti-virus protection. Researchers informed Apple of the vulnerability in August and it has since been patched by the company.
New Android Malware Strain is Especially Hard to Spot and Remove (Foss Bytes)
XHelper malware makes its way into the device by way of apps installed from a third-party website. the trojan displays popups and notification and the group that created the malware reportedly earns money based on clicks. The malware is nearly impossible to remove, even if you perform a factory reset.