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Black Hat expanded its lineup of security events, announcing on Thursday that it will host a Black Hat Regional Summit in Brazil this November. [Read More]
Several researchers targeted devices such as door locks, alarm systems and smart TVs in a demonstration of how vulnerable many non-traditional Internet-connected devices are. [Read More]
SCADA systems used on oil rigs and other areas of the oil industry are using outdated networking protocols that can easily be compromised, SCADA experts told attendees at the Black Hat security conference. [Read More]
Smart homes that let residents control alarms, locks and more over the internet are opening doors for crooks with hacker skills, according to computer security specialists. [Read More]
The organizers of Black Hat have issued a statement on the unexpected death of famed hacker Barnaby Jack who died in San Francisco on Thursday. Instead, the conference organizers said, the allotted hour on Tuesday will be left vacant to commemorate his life and work. [Read More]
Well known hardware hacker Barnaby Jack has passed away, according to several reports, sending a shock through the security community with the biggest hacker-focused security conference of the year just days away. [Read More]
At the upcoming Black Hat conference in Las Vegas a researcher will demonstrate how SIM card vulnerabilities can be used to hijack mobile phones over the air. [Read More]
A Russian researcher accused Huawei of being slow to address security issues, stating that their 3G and 4G mobile broadband devices were vulnerable to attack due to problems with their update channel. [Read More]
Saturday afternoon at DerbyCon, SecurityWeek sat down with Ryan Sevey, an information security consultant for a utility company, who gave a talk on security solutions for Small and Mid Size Businesses. [Read More]
As for the risk of having a SOHO router hijacked, it’s actually rather strong. Security researchers Michael Coppola said that he discovered thousands of IP addresses owned by open routers that use default credentials. [Read More]

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Videos of Barnaby Jack demonstrating both local and remote attacks and a multi-platform ATM rootkit.