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  • 1,500 iOS apps sport flaw that allows interception of sensitive user data

    21.04.2015

    A bug in an older version of AFNetworking, an open source library widely used for adding networking capabilities to iOS and OS X apps, can allow attackers to intercept and decrypt HTTPS traffic between apps and servers, effectively revealing all the sensitive information exchanged, such as passwords, bank account information, and so on.

  • Car hacking made cheaper and easier

    27.03.2015

    Fiddling with your car's innards will soon become easier and cheaper than ever before, as Eric Evenchick has created and made available hardware and software design files for CANtact, an open source CAN bus tool that can be manufactured for less than $100.

  • OpenSSL security update less critical than expected, still recommended

    19.03.2015

    As announced on Monday, the OpenSSL project team has released new versions of the cryptographic library that fix a number of security issues.

  • Search for vulnerable servers unearths weak, thousands-times repeated RSA keys

    17.03.2015

    A group of researchers from the Information Security Group from Royal Holloway, University of London, wanted to see how many TLS servers still supported the weak, export-grade (512-bit) RSA public keys a week after the public disclosure of the FREAK flaw.

  • Students create open source, cross-platform memory scanning tool

    16.03.2015

    Mozilla has unveiled the result of a successful project executed by a group of Computer Science students from Argentina: it's called Masche, and it's an open source, cross-platform tool for inspecting the content of the memory of a system and detecting threats.




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Planning for the Internet of Things

As organizations plan for the future, and how security has to operate within their business, they now have to worry about the IoT. Geoff Webb, Director of Solution Strategy at NetIQ, discusses the implications and likely impact of the Internet of Things.


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