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  • Attackers can easily crack Belkin routers' WPS PINs

    13.04.2015

    A considerable number of routers manufactured by US-based Belkin use a flawed method for creating PINs for Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), making them easily discoverable by attackers, a researcher has found.

  • US prohibits Intel to export chips for Chinese supercomputers

    13.04.2015

    US chip maker Intel has been prohibited by the US Department of Commerce to export chips needed to upgrade Chinese supercomputers.

  • DARPA to create software systems that last 100 years

    10.04.2015

    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.

  • HardSploit: Dedicated hardware pentesting tool

    08.04.2015

    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.

  • IoT devices facilitate robbery, stalking and cybercrime

    08.04.2015

    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.




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Why vulnerability disclosure shouldn’t be a marketing tool

Brian Honan, CEO at BH Consulting, talks about a recent vulnerability disclosure trend – a trend that he believes may ultimately cause more harm than good: security vendors using vulnerability disclosure as a marketing tool with the goal of enhancing their company’s bottom line.


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