Dark Reading – In-flight airplanes, social engineers, and robotic vacuums were among the targets of resourceful white-hat hackers this year. It was a year where malicious hackers waged shockingly bold – and, in some cases, previously unimaginable – false flag attacks, crypto-jacking, social engineering, and destructive malware campaigns.
Securityinfowatch – From cyber attacks on major corporations to breaches on vulnerable industrial control systems. From the potential weaponization of AI to an exploding IoT universe traversed with threats. Cybercriminals are constantly evolving their tactics as the landscape of digital technology expands.
Avionics Magazine – In December 2017, IOACTIVE cybersecurity researcher Ruben Santamarta demonstrated his ability to establish a shell presence on a real in-flight airborne commercial airplane internet modem. The general public, though, would not learn about the demonstration until mid-2018, when Santamarta released a preview of a 70-page report detailing how the flaws exposed in that modem also allowed him to spy on cargo ships and hidden military bases.
Complex – No matter how many measures you take to protect your personal information, the unfortunate truth is that no computer is truly safe. Any device that connects to the internet is theoretically vulnerable to being hacked, which means everything from your bank account to your credit cards to your social media accounts could be compromised, if your personal data were to fall into the wrong hands.
Real Estate Weekly – Dec. 4: The commercial real estate development association will host Building a Better NJ: Future Proof Your Buildings at the EY Learning Center, 121 River Street, Hoboken, N.J. from 2:30 – 6 p.m. The series will examine the importance of keeping pace with technology to ensure that commercial real estate properties remain viable, desirable and compliant in the future.