22 June, 2017

Killchain of IoT Devices. Part 2

Thousands of security incidents related to embedded-devices show us that devices do not provide the security level we can rely on. Sure thing, manufacturers use some technics like secure boot, firmware signature, etc., but mostly they take such measures only for expensive and enterprise devices. Just think: what kinds of security mechanisms are implemented in
8 June, 2017

Killchain of IoT Devices. Part 1

Manufacturers are constantly trying to make smart-devices cheaper for both themselves and customers. Consequently, a manufacturer has to sacrifice security of a device in favor of its cost, size, and low energy consumption. These gadgets differ from each other by business logic, security logic, and human-device interaction method. Consumers should always keep in mind that