Articles by: Paul
I'm an experienced writer, reporter and industry analyst with a decade of experience covering IT security, cyber security and hacking, and a fascination with the fast-emerging "Internet of Things."

Update: RSA Warns of Supply Chain Attack on Point of Sale Vendors

April 30, 2015 13:300 comments
Update: RSA Warns of Supply Chain Attack on Point of Sale Vendors

In-brief: RSA said it detected evidence of a malicious software campaign that targeted employees at point of sale vendors – a possible effort to compromise the PoS supply chain.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Surgical Robots The Latest To Fall To Whitehats

April 29, 2015 10:163 comments
Researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz, pose with Raven II surgical robots in a photo from 2012. Subsequent work by the researchers uncovered ways the robots could be hacked. (Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta)

In-brief: Researchers from the University of Washington demonstrated attacks against “a slew” of exploitable vulnerabilities in a surgical robot they helped develop. They included attacks that could cause “jerky motion of robot’s arms” or render the surgical robot “motionless” and “almost unusable.” Like this:Like Loading…

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Today: Conversation with a Cyber Warrior

April 28, 2015 10:131 comment
Register now to attend our conversation this afternoon with Gen. Rhett Hernandez, the former head of U.S. Cyber Command.

In-brief: Join Security Ledger and Invincea today at 1:00 PM ET for a chat with Gen. Rhett Hernandez, former commander of U.S. Army Cyber Command. Like this:Like Loading…

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Internet of Things Needs Future Proofing

April 24, 2015 17:5013 comments
Internet of Things Needs Future Proofing

In-brief: Security and IoT experts say the challenge of securing the Internet of Things will be to “future proof” their products against as-yet unimagined threats and constraints. Like this:Like Loading…

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A Good Housekeeping Seal for the Connected Home?

April 21, 2015 21:340 comments
A Good Housekeeping Seal for the Connected Home?

In-brief: Experts on the security of the Internet of Things warned that lax security and privacy protections are rampant in connected home products, but consumers have no way of knowing whether the products they buy are easy targets for hackers.  Like this:Like Loading…

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