US chip maker Intel has been prohibited by the US Department of Commerce to export chips needed to upgrade Chinese supercomputers.
As modern software systems continue inexorably to increase in complexity and capability, users have become accustomed to periodic cycles of updating and upgrading to avoid obsolescence—if at some cost in terms of frustration.
As Internet of Things adoption is gaining momentum, and we hear time and time again that making it secure will be the biggest challenge, French IT security consultancy Opale Security has come out with a plan for a tool that will allow auditors to audit IoT and industrial device, SCADA systems and basic electronic products used in everyday life.
The foundation of the Internet of Things (IoT) – the devices themselves plus their associated mobile applications and cloud services – are often not designed with data security or privacy in mind, putting consumers at risk for cyberattack or physical intrusion of their homes.
A critical vulnerability in ANTlabs InnGate devices, a popular Internet gateway for visitor-based networks and commonly installed in hotels and convention centers, has been discovered by Cylance researchers.
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