Researchers at the University of Southern California have developed a technology called a frequency comb that could pave the way for quantum-encryption technologies to be used to protect mobile data and digital currencies.
Author: Elizabeth Montalbano
A late-2017 state-sponsored cyber attacks by North Korea against South Korea not only targeted cryptocurrency users and exchanges, but also college students interested in foreign affairs, new research from Recorded Future has found.
Despite their availability on mobile networks and thus increased exposure to outside security threats, SCADA apps remain highly insecure and vulnerable to attack, putting critical industrial control systems at immediate and increased risk, researchers at IOActive and Embedi have found.
Two years after it was cited for security and privacy violations in its connected toys, VTech Electronics Ltd. has been fined by the U.S. government for violations of a federal law protecting children’s online privacy.
In-brief: A man in Pennsylvania said he was just being a disgruntled former employee when he hacked into base stations owned by his ex-employer that control access to smart water meters and disrupted the business of municipal water utilities across three states. He faces jail time, probation and a fine for his actions.