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  • How will billions of devices impact the Privacy of Things?

    07.12.2015

    The Internet of Things (IoT) will create the single largest, most chaotic conversation in the history of language.

  • Millions of smartphones, IoT devices risk compromise due to 3-year-old bug

    07.12.2015

    Can you believe that an estimated 6.1 million smart phones, routers, and smart TVs are vulnerable to remote code execution attacks due to security bugs that have been fixed back in 2012? According to Trend Micro mobile threats analyst Veo Zhang, the problem lies in the fact that there are many apps out there - very popular apps, even - that use an older version, vulnerable of the portable Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) SDK library (aka libupnp).

  • 3G/4G cellural USB modems are full of critical security flaws, many 0-days

    03.12.2015

    An analysis of popular 3G and 4G cellural USB modems and routers used around the world revealed a myriad of serious vulnerabilities in each of them.

  • New flash storage architecture capable of 1TB/s

    03.12.2015

    Seagate and Newisys announced that 21 Newisys NSS-2601 with dual NSS-HWxEA Storage Server Modules deployed with Seagate’s SAS 1200.2 SSD drives can be combined in a single 42U rack to achieve block I/O performance of 1TB/s with 5PB of storage.

  • The privacy risks of school technology tools

    02.12.2015

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against Google for collecting and data mining school children’s personal information, including their Internet searches—a practice EFF uncovered while researching its “Spying on Students” campaign.




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101,000 US taxpayers affected by automated attack on IRS app

The IRS has revealed more details about an attack it suffered last month, mounted by unknown individuals with the aim to file fraudulent tax returns and funnel the returned money to their own bank accounts.


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