Memory Shortage Bug Affects Air Traffic Control Systems

By Robert Vamosi | 5/15/14 1:07 AM

Call it quirk, but last week an unknown aircraft flying low over Los Angeles temporarily stopped air traffic in the sky while air traffic control computers computed all the possible flight paths for that unknown plane, including from the ground all the way into the sky.

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Researcher Says 300K Servers Vulnerable To Heartbleed

By Robert Vamosi | 5/14/14 1:55 PM

One month after the Heartbleed OpenSSL flaw was disclosed, a well-known security researcher has re-scanned the Internet and still finds about 300,000 servers still vulnerable.

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HeartBleed Remediation And Recommendations

By Mocana | 5/8/14 8:05 AM

In early April 2014, researchers with Google Inc and Codenomicon announced a serious vulnerability within OpenSSL that could allow remote access to sensitive data including passwords and secret keys as it travels across the Internet. MITRE's Standard for Information Security Vulnerability Names designated it CVE-2014-0160. The researchers themselves have dubbed it "Heartbleed."

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Apple Pursuing Next Generation Medical Technology?

By Robert Vamosi | 5/5/14 8:30 AM

Apple appears to be amassing a team of medical experts which some say could point in a biotechnology play, be it a fitness-oriented iWatch to some other iMedical technology.

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OpenSSH Dumps OpenSSL (Kind Of)

By Robert Vamosi | 5/1/14 10:10 AM

Although it's been on the roadmap for a while, it's telling that OpenSSH now allows developers to make OpenSSL optional.

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Traffic Signals Vulnerable To Hacks

By Robert Vamosi | 5/1/14 7:55 AM

One way to beat gridlock is to hack the traffic signals in your way. One researcher has found that vehicle traffic control systems installed across the US are so poorly secured that that scenario is entirely possible.

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Shipping Is A New Criminal Hacking Target

By Robert Vamosi | 4/29/14 9:32 AM

The analogy to digital pirates is not far off, at least in terms of new targets--shipping.

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Most Hospital Equipment Hackable Says Researcher

By Robert Vamosi | 4/25/14 4:16 AM

A security researcher hired to test medical equipment at a midwest chain of hospitals has concluded that almost everything is hackable.

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Satellite Communications Vulnerable To Attack

By Robert Vamosi | 4/22/14 3:02 PM

Satellite communications or SATCOM technologies used by militaries and international aeronautics and maritime systems are easily compromised, says one security researcher.

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TOR Nodes Vulnerable To Heartbleed Attacks

By Robert Vamosi | 4/22/14 1:48 PM

The Onion Router (TOR) may also be suseptible to the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability.

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