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Router and switch LEDs can be used to stealthily exfiltrate sensitive data from air-gapped computers, researchers demonstrate [Read More]
Researcher discovers unprotected Amazon S3 bucket storing sensitive military data belonging to a US combat support and intelligence agency [Read More]
Many organizations believe an attack on their medical devices will likely occur in the next year, but few are taking significant steps to prevent attacks [Read More]
Summary and roundup of this new products, surveys and cybersecurity industry comments on the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). [Read More]
Researchers analyzed pacemakers from four major vendors and found that the third-party libraries they use have over 8,000 known vulnerabilities [Read More]
While there is a general lack of preparedness for GDPR among most organizations, specific concerns and expectations can vary widely between the different nations. [Read More]
A new Terra Privacy product called Hacker Deterrent Pro uses dynamic whitelisting to block malware and phishing attacks [Read More]
White hat hackers show how easy it is to bypass the iris recognition system on Samsung’s Galaxy S8 smartphones [Read More]
WikiLeaks detailed Athena, a malware developed by the CIA with a U.S. offensive-driven cybersecurity firm. The tool works on all versions of Windows [Read More]
HP has removed the keylogger functionality found by researchers in audio drivers provided for 28 laptops and tablet PCs [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Privacy

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Lance Cottrell's picture
By surreptitiously monitoring and engaging with potential attackers and malware developers you can successfully gain information about emerging attack methods, patterns, and practices in the cyber underground.
Jim Ivers's picture
With the advent of connected devices, privacy and security have become tightly linked because theft of private data is often the goal of malicious attacks.
Jim Ivers's picture
Enlightened toy manufacturers likely begin to embrace the basic concepts of IoT security and build connected toys that can be trusted by parents.
Erin O’Malley's picture
Today, we expect ultimate convenience. But at what cost? More and more, I’m left wondering whether modern conveniences—grâce à today’s advanced technologies—are truly worth the risk.
Jim Ivers's picture
If a car’s systems can be hacked to disable critical systems, then attacks can also be used to extract information. Similar to IoT, if data is being collected, data can be exfiltrated.
David Holmes's picture
The portion of encrypted traffic keeps rising, so IT security administrators will be forced to do more SSL decryption if they are to get any value at all out of their fancy security tools.
David Holmes's picture
In the initial hours after the Paris attacks by Islamic terrorists, when the PlayStation 4 rumor was first circulating, I decided to see exactly what kind of encryption the PS4 uses for its messaging system.
James McFarlin's picture
U.S tech giants are playing a game of high-stakes global brinksmanship around who has rights to control their data, which impacts their European growth prospects, business models, and ultimately stock valuations.
Adam Firestone's picture
The misconception that Internet privacy equals anonymity must be dispelled if cyberspace is to be a secure and safe place. At the same time, mechanisms must be incorporated to ensure that communications remain confidential and resistant to unauthorized alteration by third parties.
Tal Be'ery's picture
The Google-backed "Certificate Transparency" initiative has gained much momentum and may have a real chance to amend the battered Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI).