Systems Computing Challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT)

Acrobat Systems Computing Challenges in the Internet of Things
Author: Rajeev Alur, Emery Berger, Ann W. Drobnis, Limor Fix, Kevin Fu, Gregory D. Hager, Daniel Lopresti, Klara Nahrstedt, Elizabeth Mynatt, Shwetak Patel, Jennifer Rexford, John A. Stankovic and Benjamin Zorn
Source: http://cra.org/
Introduction: A recent McKinsey report estimates the economic impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) to be between $3.9 to $11 trillion dollars by 2025. IoT has the potential to have a profound impact on our daily lives, including technologies for the home, for health, for transportation, and for managing our natural resources. Read More

The Italian Connection: An analysis of exploit supply chains and digital quartermasters

Acrobat The Italian Connection: An analysis of exploit supply chains and digital quartermasters
Author: Ned Moran and Ben Koehl
Source: http://blog.shadowserver.org
Overview: On July 5, 2015 an unknown hacker publicly announced on Twitter that he had breached the internal network of Hacking Team – an Italian pentesting company known to purchase 0-day exploits and produce their own trojans. Read More

The Mystery of Duqu 2.0: A sophisticated Cyber Espionage actor returns

Acrobat The Mystery of Duqu 2.0: A sophisticated Cyber Espionage actor returns
Author: Kaspersky Labs’ Global Research & Analysis Team
Source: https://www.securelist.com
Executive Summary: Earlier this year, during a security sweep, Kaspersky Lab detected a cyber intrusion
affecting several of its internal systems. Read More