Qiang Huang, Palo Alto Networks: On addressing IoT device security challenges

The security of IoT devices is of paramount concern across various industries as the digital landscape continues to evolve.

IoT News caught up with Qiang Huang, head of IoT security product management at Palo Alto Networks, to shed light on the advancements and challenges facing IoT security.

Huang emphasised that, while IoT has become integral for digital transformation journeys across industries, the surge in connected devices has led to heightened security...

Researchers discover another Mirai variant targeting new IoT vulnerabilities

Security researchers from Palo Alto Networks have discovered another Mirai variant that is targeting new IoT vulnerabilities.

Researchers from Unit 42, the cybersecurity division of Palo Alto Networks, discovered a number of attacks on Feb 16th, 2021 that leveraged vulnerabilities including:

VisualDoor (a SonicWall SSL-VPN exploit).CVE-2020-25506 (a D-Link DNS-320 firewall exploit).CVE-2020-26919 (a Netgear ProSAFE Plus exploit).Possibly CVE-2019-19356 (a Netis WF2419...