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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