More Than 100,000 Hackable IoT Devices Via Serial Ports

By Robert Vamosi | 4/23/13 7:00 PM

Long ago the serial port connection was a vital part of computing, not so today, but the serial port lives on and at least one security researcher has found over the Internet 100,000 ports on devices such as traffic lights, gas pumps and of course critical infrastructure systems.

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Universal Plug And Play Flaw Opens Millions Of Devices To Attack

By Robert Vamosi | 1/30/13 10:30 PM

On Tuesday, security researchers announced that a common setting on home and office Internet routers may be easily breached.

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More Surveillance Cameras Open For Viewing

By Robert Vamosi | 5/15/12 11:11 PM

Digital cameras mounted on street lights and inside buildings are available for viewing by more than just law enforcement and private security.

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John the Ripper Stalks DES

By Robert Vamosi | 7/14/11 2:54 AM

A popular open source password cracker has been optimized to crack data encryption standard (DES)-based password hashes and better use distributed resources and multiple processor cores, according to the program's new owner, Rapid7.

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