Serious "Heartbleed" Bug Hits OpenSSL

By Robert Vamosi | 4/9/14 3:15 AM

For the second time this year for OpenSSL, an open-source security transport protocol, is vulnerable to a new flaw.

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Researchers Say RSA's Dual Elliptic Curve Cryptography Is Weak

By Robert Vamosi | 4/1/14 8:47 AM

It appears that RSA has adopted another encryption tool used by the NSA to potentially eavesdrop on Internet communications.

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Google Glass Eavesdropping App Proof Of Concept

By Robert Vamosi | 3/18/14 6:46 AM

We've heard about malware accessing people's laptop webcams surreptitiously, but with the upcoming launch of Google Glass, can "seeing through other people's eyes" be far off?

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Mocana Strengthens Executive Team To Accelerate Growth

By Mocana | 3/18/14 3:35 AM

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 18, 2014 – Mocana, the Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile application security leader, today announced a major expansion of its senior executive team with the addition of John Aisien as senior vice president for marketing and corporate development, Alan Panezic as vice president of products, Paul Fulton as vice president of products for the Internet of Things, Sandy Taylor as chief financial officer and Damien Eastwood as general counsel. Under the leadership of Mocana CEO James Isaacs, these additions to the executive team will build on the robust momentum Mocana has already achieved to drive the next phase of the company’s growth, as the industry’s focus on securing enterprise mobile applications and the Internet of Things gains new urgency.

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Serious SSL/TLS Crypto Flaw Leaves Linux, Apps Vulnerable

By Robert Vamosi | 3/5/14 12:48 AM

A cryptographic flaw in the GnuTLS library may be a bigger eavesdropping concern than the Apple "goto fail" bug patched last week, say researchers.

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Hackers Target 300,000 D-Link, Micronet, Tenda, and TP-Link Routers

By Robert Vamosi | 3/3/14 6:01 PM

Up to 300,000 routers worldwide may be compromised in a new attack, according to researchers.

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Covert Hacking Of IoT Trivial Say Researchers

By Robert Vamosi | 2/28/14 3:12 AM

The Internet of Things is made of circuit boards with hardware operating systems called firmware. Many of these devices are just the basic chipset and were not conceived to connect to the Internet—hospital monitors, remote telemetry units-- yet they are being made to do so today in increasing numbers. Even the devices designed to connect to the Internet—closed-circuit cameras, baby monitors--have their flaws. Consistent in almost all is the ability to accept rogue firmware updates without question.

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Belken Baby Monitors Can Be Hacked Remotely

By Robert Vamosi | 2/19/14 7:42 AM

More bad news for parents using the Belken WeMo: Now an attacker can hack it remotely.

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John McAfee Sets Sights On Android Security

By Robert Vamosi | 2/18/14 3:12 AM

Now that the antivirus vendor McAfee has been retitled Intel Security, its founder John McAfee is turning his attention to Android permissions.

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New DDoS Attack Said To Be Largest Seen (So Far)

By Robert Vamosi | 2/13/14 2:41 AM

A new Network Time Protocol (NTP) Reflection attack is creating some of the largest Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks seen to date, according to one source.

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