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Cesare Garlati Chief security Strategist, prpl Foundation
Cesare is an internationally renowned leader in mobile and cloud security. He is the former Vice President of mobile security at Trend Micro and Co-chair of the Mobile Working Group at Cloud Security Alliance. The prpl Foundation is an open-source, community-driven, collaborative, non-profit foundation supporting the next gen connected devices industry that supports and provides guidance for a hardware-led security approach to IoT.



Articles by Cesare Garlati

Oh DUHK! Encryption Security Issue Found

Security researchers have discovered a new DUHK cryptography attack which can be exploited to recover encryption keys that could expose VPN connections, payment data and other sensitive business information. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation commented below. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation: “This is yet another lesson to manufacturers and …

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Linux worm targeting Routers, Set-top boxes and Security Cameras with PHP vulnerability

Serious Flaw Discovered In Thermal Security Cameras

It has been reported that there are secret hard-coded accounts in thermal security cameras manufactured by FLIR Systems, Inc., one of the largest vendor of such products. Depending on the FLIR camera version, the following username-password combos will grant an attacker access over the device. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation commented below. Cesare …

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Watch Out, Hikvision Cameras Hacked

A backdoor found in Hikvision security cameras has been recently exploited by hackers who were able to compromise the devices by displaying the term HACKED. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation commented below. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation: “The Hikvision camera hack is a clear indicator of why there is …

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Attack on Russian Government Websites

Baby Monitor Hacked And Used To Spy On Family!

The latest news has revealed that a child’s baby monitor in Australia was hacked and used by cyberattackers to spy on the family. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation commented below. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation: “IoT devices being hacked in the home is sadly not uncommon news and this …

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Robot Hacked And Stabs Tomato Violently

News has surfaced that security researchers were able to hack into a popular house robot and program it to wield a screwdriver and stab violently at a tomato. The hack is an example of how potentially dangerous these systems can be when hacked. Cesare Garlati, chief security Strategist at the prpl Foundation commented below. Cesare Garlati, chief …

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Hacker Helps Break Into Family Car

News has surfaced that a hacker has helped a family reunite with their beloved car which they had to abandon for months after they lost a one-of-a-kind key. Without any other alternatives in getting a key, the desperate family agreed for the car to be hacked, with the hacker given access to the vehicle’s on-board immobiliser computer. …

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IoT Servers Let Hackers Unlock Prison Cells

A researcher has found an often-misconfigured protocol puts sex toys, heart monitors, and even oil pipelines and particle accelerators at risk of attack. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation commented below. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation:  “More and more industries are starting to rely on connected devices and smart sensors …

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Tesla Model X Hacked

Security researchers have found vulnerabilities in one of Tesla’s cars and demonstrated that they can be exploited remotely to do things like open the car’s doors and force it to break while in motion. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation commented below. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation: “The danger …

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$1500 Smart Gun Hacked Using $15 Magnets

It has been revealed that a $1500 smart gun, intended to reduce gun crime, has been developed with a huge flaw which can be exposed by cheap magnets. The vulnerability could allow a hacker to exploit a number of its features including being able to override the security software. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl Foundation …

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Police Warn Hacking Threat Of IoT Devices Like Fridges And Kettles

Police have warned that household appliances which connect to the internet will increasingly be hacked by criminals seeking to steal your identity, rob your home or bank accounts. The chief constable, Mike Barton, who leads the National Police Chiefs Council on crime operations, warned about the dangers of the ‘internet of things’ as more ordinary household items …

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