Electronics

Introducing Securepairs.org: Fighting Infosec FUD for the Right to Repair

Cybersecurity luminaries including Bruce Schneier, Gary McGraw, Joe Grand, Chris Wysopal and Katie Moussouris are backing securepairs.org, countering industry efforts to paint proposed right to repair laws in 20 states as a cyber security risk.

Furby Connect

Surveillance Under The Tree: Connected Device Audit Turns up Sensors, Security Holes

Sensors and security holes are common companions on a range of connected toys and consumer devices available to consumers this holiday season. 

Consumer Reports Publishes Draft Cyber Standard

In-brief: Consumer Reports released a draft standard for security digital devices, calling on manufacturers to secure their products and give consumers the right to repair them. 

VoiP Router

Dbl Trouble: Fix Falls Short for Backdoor in China-Made Devices

In-brief: A hidden, backdoor account affects a line of VoIP gateways made by DblTek, researchers from TrustWave found. The manufacturers fix, however, may not solve the problem. 

Podcast: Can We Make CES Secure Again?

In-brief: With CES going on in Las Vegas, The Security Ledger sat down with three experts from the firm Senrio to talk about the new generation of connected consumer electronics. How vulnerable are they to attack? What is the best way to address security and privacy concerns in them?