DeviceLine Podcast for January 13, 2012

By Robert Vamosi | 1/13/12 5:58 AM

... And we're back on the air.

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Smart Meters Hacked, Part Two

By Robert Vamosi | 1/10/12 4:30 AM

Yesterday, DeviceLine talked about two German researchers who could intercept and decipher what videos you were watching by eavesdropping on your smart meter. Today, DeviceLine is talking about a more serious concern: spoofing energy usage data from your smart meter.

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Smart Meters Reveal Movie and TV Viewing Habits

By Robert Vamosi | 1/9/12 3:59 AM

German researchers, presenting at the 28th Chaos Communication Congress (28c3), say they can guess what's on your digital TV based on unencrypted signals from certain Smart Meters.

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Detecting GSM Eavesdropping

By Robert Vamosi | 1/6/12 3:47 AM

You already know about location tracking within your mobile phone, now comes a legitimate concern that third-parties can obtain valuable location information about your phone through stealth contact. Karstan Nohl, a respected security researcher from Security Research Labs, spoke last week at 28th Chaos Communication Congress (28C3) in Berlin, Germany, about a new project aimed at exposing such surveillance.

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HP Firmware Hacks Patched

By Robert Vamosi | 1/3/12 3:19 AM

With much anticipation, the Columbia University researchers Ang Chui and Jonathan Voris presented their full findings on remotely hacking HP printers at the 28th Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, Germany, last week.

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