Samantha Albano

Home network security monitoring: Nest account hacks

Our home network security monitoring series is back. In this issue, we want to talk about some cybersecurity headlines that recently occurred— all of which revolve around a particular set of IoT devices.

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Samantha Albano

Security highlight: How Minim protects against DNS rebind attacks

Thinking back to 2018, you may recall dozens of security headlines referring to this decade-old cyberattack known as DNS rebinding. Back in June, researcher and programmer Brannon Dorsey published his findings that described how common household IoT devices were found to all be vulnerable to DNS rebind attacks. Devices found to be vulnerable included the Google Home, Sonos WiFi Speakers, Roku, ...

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Jonathan Willett

Minim's top 3 IoT predictions for 2019

With 2018 behind us, there's no questioning the proliferation of IoT devices seen by the tech industry. Consumers especially have become fond of integrating IoT devices into their everyday lives: In 2018 alone, global IoT spending in the consumer sector amounted to over 900 billion USD. This widespread adoption of smart devices could be said to have stemmed from the consumer's growing desire for ...

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Nicole Zheng

Home network security monitoring [November 2018]

In the past few months, we've seen major connected device vulnerabilities make headlines. At Minim, IoT security is always top of mind, so we're kicking off a home network security monitoring series. Take a look at what caught our eye.

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Samantha Albano

Transmit Magazine features Minim

We are very excited to have been featured in the Transmit Magazine issue for the SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® in Atlanta, GA that wrapped up today. 

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Samantha Albano

Minim on the move

East Coast, West Coast, Europe— You name it, we've probably been there or are headed there this month! It has been an exciting time for Minim as we've had the opportunity to travel all over and share our managed WiFi and IoT security solution with several different communities. Last week, we joined one of the largest shows put on by the Wireless Internet Services Providers Association (WISPA), ...

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Sam Stelfox

Letting the outside in: DNS rebind attacks

Names are a funny thing on the Internet. The domains everyone visits while browsing the web are solely for people. When you ask your browser to go to a website, it starts by converting that name into an address it can start talking to.

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Samantha Albano

How is my IoT device vulnerable to malware?

It should be understood that any device connected to the internet can be vulnerable to hacking. We see stories in the news about cameras, smartphones, laptops, smart speakers, smart appliances, and baby monitors being compromised. Security vulnerabilities in smart homes are being discovered every day. One security company exploited these vulnerabilities to show just how easy a cyber attack in the ...

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Nicole Zheng

WiFi should be safe, says Minim in USA TODAY

We are very excited to join a security program that USA TODAY  has just launched. In partnership with the NYPD, National Crime Prevention Council, National Cyber Security Alliance, Department of Homeland Security, Internet of Things Consortium, Citrix, global security experts, (Minim), and more, the program urges Americans to take charge of their own safety, security, and well-being. This is all ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim to present on IoT security at DHS meeting

Minim’s VP Engineering to present at the Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber Risk Economics (CYRIE) Stakeholder Exchange Meeting (SEM)

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