In-brief: In this, the first in a three-part series on REST API, Neeraj Khandelwal of Barracuda Networks discusses the growing importance of application program interfaces to business success, and how API insecurity poses a significant and under-appreciated risk to businesses.
In-brief: Trend Micro published research on vulnerabilities in a technology dubbed SmartGate wireless technology that could expose private information on vehicle owners and passengers, or leave the wireless network vulnerable to takeover by a malicious actor. (more…) Share this:Click to share...
In-brief: Security Ledger Editor in Chief Paul Roberts speaks with Chris Valasek, the Director of Vehicle Research at IOActive about the work he and Charlie Miller did to develop wireless based attacks that control the braking, steering and acceleration of late model Chrysler vehicles. (more…) Share...
In-brief: Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles to fix a software flaw that leaves the cars vulnerable to wireless hacks that could affect braking, steering and acceleration. (more…) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click...
In-brief: Researchers Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller are demonstrating wireless attacks on connected vehicles that can alter critical functions like braking and acceleration. (Added comments from Chris Valasek July 21, 2015 12:15 ET)Read more ›
In-brief: Following a security breach, Avid Life Media, the parent of Ashley Madison and other adult-focused hookup sites, said that it was on the trail of the culprits. The question is whether ALM and its various properties will survive the incident.Read more ›
In-brief: Security firms Trustwave and IOActive both announced services promising to help aspiring IoT product firms secure their products, more evidence that the Internet of Things is producing secondary markets.Read more ›
In-brief: The resignation of the Office of Personnel Management’s Director may have ended official Washington’s search for a fall guy, but it won’t solve anything and may make recovering from the hack harder, experts warn.Read more ›