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Radio frequency: An invisible espionage threat to enterprises

Friday, April 10, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Chris Risley  |  April 8, 2020  |  Helpnet Security

 

You can’t see it, but corporate airspaces are under attack via radio frequencies.

Foreign governments, competitors and cyber criminals are all conducting radio-based attacks on enterprises. These sophisticated attacks use compromised RF devices as their entry points. Cell phones, wearables, health performance monitors and IoT infrastructure devices all offer new and unmonitored threat surfaces to launch attacks in order to gain access to company networks and secrets.

The cybersecurity industry has seen an increase in enterprise attacks from vulnerable RF devices. From unmanageable device attacks and IoT devices being more vulnerable than corporate-managed computers to IoT security breaches, RF espionage is a growing concern for enterprises, but the concern still lags behind the threat. READ MORE...


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