cyber attacks from iot

Is more IoT driving more cyber attacks?

The WannaCry ransomware attack from this May made the whole world think about cyber security issues once again. Another unique point for WannaCry versus previous cyber attacks is IoT also got involved with the crisis as well. We learned from the news reports that this worm virus was different from usual. It had not only tried to […]

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Google’s Waymo self-driving cars kept offline to avoid hackers

Google’s self-driving division, Waymo, has revealed that its cars receive limited internet access to minimize the window for hackers to penetrate the system. “Our cars communicate with the outside world only when they need to, so there isn’t a continuous line that’s able to be hacked, going into the car,” said Waymo CEO John Krafcik […]

RW Q&A: Singapore’s CIO weighs in on IoT and smart cities

Singapore, the booming Asian city-state, is one of the world’s leading smart cities. With technology-driven government projects stretching back decades, it remains at the forefront of global smart city innovation. To further its ambitious Smart Nation 2025 plan, Singapore recently launched two new agencies focusing on innovation-related aspects of this complex smart city strategy, one of […]

AI detects cyber attacks with accuracy after attending MIT

Researchers with MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have announced a breakthrough in cyber threat detection that promises to dramatically lower the amount of time human analysts spend sorting through information in search of evidence of cyber attacks. IT analysts spend countless hours scouring through mountains of data in order to find evidence […]