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  • Facebook to fix flaw that can force iPhones to make calls

    26.08.2014

    Facebook will soon be pushing out an update to its iOS Messenger app meant to patch a vulnerability that could allow attackers to place pricy calls from users' phones by simply making them click on a web link.

  • Researchers exploit flaw to tie Secret users to their secrets

    25.08.2014

    The secrets you share on Secret, the popular app that allows people to share messages anonymously within their circle of friends, friends of friends, and publicly, can be easily attributed to you if the attacker knows the email address you used to make an account.

  • Critical Delphi and C++Builder VCL library bug found

    21.08.2014

    A buffer overflow vulnerability that could be exploited to execute malicious code has been discovered in the Visual Component Library (VCL) library of Embarcadero's Delphi and C++Builder application development environments, and could, therefore, also affect applications that were built by using the software and that use the affected library.

  • Most popular Android apps open users to MITM attacks

    21.08.2014

    An analysis of the 1,000 most popular free Android apps from the Google Play store has revealed a depressing fact: most of them sport an SSL/TLS vulnerability that can be misused for executing man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks, and occasionally additional ones, as well.

  • Gyroscopes on Android devices can be used to eavesdrop on users' conversations

    18.08.2014

    If you think that denying an app permission to use your phone's microphone is enough to prevent it from listening in on your conversations, think again, as a group of researchers have demonstrated that the device's gyroscopes can serve as a crude microphone.




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How to talk infosec with kids

Posted on 17 September 2014.  |  It's never too early to talk infosec with kids: you simply need the right story. In fact, as cyber professionals itís our duty to teach ALL the kids in our life about technology. If we are to make an impact, we must remember that children needed to be taught about technology on their terms.


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