Ripple20 is an IoT vulnerability and it is in hundreds of millions of devices

We have said before that the main trouble with the IoT is that the manufacturers of IoT devices are not security conscious. There is a vulnerability called Ripple20 and it is a zero-day vulnerability. A partnership of many companies worked on identifying the vulnerability and security consultancy JSOF worked with Sternum on a solution. The partnership discovered that sectors that were at risk include industrial devices, power grids, medical devices, home devices, transportation, oil and gas, aviation and, well, the list goes on. There is no doubt that the IoT is already ‘disappearing’ as it becomes built in to almost all the devices that we are now producing.

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