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SC Magazine: Device manufacturers need to rethink how to lock down IoT

By Matt Wyckhouse

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Did Ripple20 Raise a False Alarm? Finite State Finds Discrepancies in the Effects of Ripple20 Vulnerabilities

COLUMBUS, Ohio—September 29, 2020—Finite State, the company who last year released  a stunning report on the supply chain security of Huawei’s 5G networking devices, has now published a whitepaper revealing that the effects reported by JSOF of the recent Ripple20 vulnerabilities were …

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Finite State CEO Talks Huawei, Supply Chain Security

Finite State CEO Matt Wyckhouse discusses firmware analysis and our Huawei supply chain assessment in the Security Weekly podcast Oct 3, 2019.

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Finite State Responds to Huawei Critiques, Stands by Assessment: Huawei Products Contain Significant Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

On 1 July 2019, Huawei’s Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) published a response to Finite State’s Supply Chain Analysis of Huawei.  After measured consideration, we are wholly disappointed with their response, which continues to demonstrate Huawei’s lacking commitment to …

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Huawei products riddled with backdoors, zero days and critical vulnerabilities

Huawei’s problems keep piling up as a security firm specializing in IoT devices found numerous vulnerabilities across the company’s entire product line. Finite State said it scanned more than 1.5 million files embedded within nearly 10,000 firmware images supporting 558 products looki …

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Huawei Telecom Gear Vulnerable to Hackers, Report Says

Telecommunications gear made by China’s Huawei Technologies Co. is far more likely to contain flaws that could be leveraged by hackers for malicious use than equipment from rival companies, according to new research by cybersecurity experts Finite State. Over half of the nearly 10,000 …

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On Eve of 5G Rollout, FINITE STATE Report Finds Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Embedded Within Huawei Devices

COLUMBUS, OH – June 26, 2019 – Finite State, the pioneer in Internet of Things (IoT) device intelligence, today issued results from a large-scale study it conducted of the cybersecurity-related risks embedded within Huawei enterprise devices by analyzing Huawei firmware at an unpreced …

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