Nicole Zheng

Minim to speak and exhibit at Cable-Tec Expo 2018

Today marks the kick-off of the Cable-Tec Expo, aka the Cable Engineering Event of the Year— Will we see you there? We're back on the East Coast this week to attend the Cable-Tec Expo 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Held by the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), the SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® has been the industry's largest cable ...

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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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Nicole Zheng

Update on VPNFilter and the FBI router reboot warning

On May 23, 2018, research group Cisco Talos published an alert about widespread malware on routers called VPNFilter, infecting over 500,000 home routers. Soon after, the FBI issued a warning for homes to reboot their routers, which essentially disrupts this malware’s agenda. This wasn’t just a story for tech interested folks. It’s a serious public safety concern, making headlines— See this ...

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Nicole Zheng

FBI router reboot warning: what to do now [quick guide]

You may have heard about the FBI router reboot warning. Yes, it's a big deal, and it's still an active threat as I write this. 

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Jeremy Hitchcock

#SecurityFail For Home Routers

Have we become numb to security? Short of our phones with a black screen or someone hitting us over the head - I’m not sure that people care. The news about VPNFilter and maybe as few as 500,000 homes and small businesses being compromised passes like a normal news day. Basically, your home Internet connection is opened up like a freeway on-ramp and it’s allowing your Alexa, TVs, and cameras to ...

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Is my IoT device online, active, or in use?

Internet of things devices are always on and always connected.  This raises all sorts of questions on what it means for a device to be active.

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Nicole Zheng

It's official

Minim raises a $2.5M seed round to secure the Internet of Things We are thrilled to announce a seed round of funding led by Flybridge Capital Partners and Founder Collective, which marks for us the official launch of our products and services. If you're new to our community, let us tell you a bit about our mission. 

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