Telecommunications

Report: AT&T and Gemalto Team on IoT Lifecycle Management

In-brief: AT&T is partnering with Gemalto to offer lifecycle management features for Internet of Things devices, as the telecommunications giant targets automotive telematics, infotainment, and smart safety services.

Ctrl + Esc from New York: NYMag Envisions Hack of Gotham

In-brief: A New York Magazine article imagines a massive, online attack on New York City in 2017. The scary thing: most of what it imagines has already happened.

DHS: Hard-Coded Password Found in GE Industrial Networking Gear

In-brief: A hard-coded password in many versions of GE’s MultiLink industrial networking switches could open the door to hackers, the Department of Homeland Security ICS-CERT warned.

Cisco Study: Disruptive Tech Could Drive Retail Bank Die Off

In-brief: A study by Cisco Systems found that innovation will drive a major shakeup in the retail banking sector, with concerns about cyber security a major roadblock to innovation.

The Worm (Re)Turns, Targets Embedded Linux AirOS

In-brief: A self-reproducing Internet worm is spreading globally, infecting embedded systems running AirOS, Linux-based firmware that runs hardware like wireless routers and wireless access points.