Post Tagged with: "critical infrastructure"

Update: Hacker on a Plane: FBI Seizes Researcher’s Gear

April 17, 2015 09:4843 comments
Equipment seized from security researcher Chris Roberts by the FBI.

In-brief: The FBI seized equipment from noted security researcher Chris Roberts on Wednesday, alleging that Roberts may have tampered with the systems aboard a United flight to Chicago. Roberts denies the claim. 

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GAO Warns of Cyber Risks In-Flight

April 14, 2015 23:430 comments
The GAO warned in a report of cyber threats to airplane avionics systems.

In-brief: A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) warns that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration may be failing to address cyber security vulnerabilities that could allow remote attacks on avionics systems needed to keep the plane airborne. 

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Survey: Security The Top Issue for IoT Developers

April 10, 2015 12:040 comments
Survey: Security The Top Issue for IoT Developers

In-brief: A survey of more than 300 developers working on Internet of Things products reveals that security is their top concern, followed by interoperability.

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Can Chip Fingerprinting Secure IoT Devices Against Malware?

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Researchers in Japan have developed a way to uniquely identify Internet of Things devices: creating a "fingerprint" based on subtle variations in chip composition.

In-brief: Researchers in Japan have developed a way to uniquely identify Internet of Things devices: creating a “fingerprint” based on subtle variations in chip composition, according to a report in IEEE Spectrum.

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Certificate Interruptus: Survey Finds Heartbleed Fixes Incomplete At Most Firms

April 7, 2015 18:440 comments
Certificate Interruptus: Survey Finds Heartbleed Fixes Incomplete At Most Firms

In-brief: Three quarters of Global 2000 organizations have yet to fully remediate the Heartbleed vulnerability one year after it was discovered, according to a study by the firm Venafi.

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