The percentage increase of surreptitious keylogging programs believed to have been released in 2005, to 6,191 from 3,753 in 2004. That’s according to cybersecurity intelligence provider iDefense, a VeriSign company.
At least 70 percent of devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT) are vulnerable to attack, according to a report from Hewlett-Packard’s security unit Fortify, released in July. The study analyzed a range of IoT devices, from remote power outlets to home alarms and even sprinkler controllers. According to the study, vulnerabilities include weak passwords, insecure password recovery mechanisms, and poorly protected credentials.