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  • Researchers hack femtocells, record mobile phones' calls, SMS traffic

    01.08.2013

    Intercepting voice calls, SMS messages, and web traffic coming and going from a target's mobile phone may be as simple as waiting for his phone to associate to a hackable femtocell and then use it to spy on him or even clone his device, iSEC researchers warned at a demonstration at the Black Hat conference.

  • Hijacking connected cars with a $25 tool

    19.07.2013

    A presentation by two Spanish researchers scheduled to take place later this month at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas will apparently prove that hijacking modern cars via electronic means is not only easy, but cheap to execute as well.

  • The future of electronic payment: Smartphone authentication and facial recognition

    19.07.2013

    Withdrawing cash from an ATMs by using a debit or credit card or paying with it at a point-of-sale may soon become a thing of the past, as several manufacturers have presented technologies that will let users perform the same actions by simply using their smartphone or even their face.

  • Researcher ropes poorly protected devices into botnet to map the Internet

    20.03.2013

    A fascinating but technically illegal experiment conducted by an anonymous researcher has witnessed over 420,000 Internet-connected devices being roped into a botnet that functioned as a distributed port scanner aimed at mapping IPv4 address usage across the Internet.

  • FIPS certified cryptography for embedded systems

    28.02.2013

    At RSA Conference 2013 in San Francisco, Allegro announced the addition of the FIPS 140-2 compliant Allegro Cryptography Engine (ACE) to the RomPager suite of embedded internet toolkits.




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