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  • 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.

  • Smart Nest thermostat easily turned into spying device

    11.08.2014

    At this year's edition of the Black Hat security conference, a group of researchers has shown how extremely easy is to hack into the smart thermostats manufactured by Nest.

  • Researchers discover critical flaws in the Chip and PIN system

    19.05.2014

    A group of researchers from Cambridge University have discovered two critical flaws in the "Chip and PIN" (EMV) smart card payment system that can be misused to "clone" cards so effectively that normal bank procedures won't spot the fake.

  • IoT security requirements will reshape enterprise IT security programs

    01.05.2014

    The power of objects in the Internet of Things (IoT) to change the state of environments ó in addition to generating information ó will cause chief information security officers (CISOs) to redefine the scope of their security efforts beyond present responsibilities, according to Gartner.

  • Researcher says traffic control systems can be hacked

    30.04.2014

    Hacking control systems that regulate traffic lights in United States' big, gridlocked cities is not only possible in action films, but in reality as well, says Cesar Cerrudo, a security researcher with IOActive.




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