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Panic in the Nursery: Research finds Baby Monitors make Easy Targets

September 2, 2015 16:130 comments
Philips InSight wireless baby monitors were among those found to contain serious, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities, according to Rapid7 researchers.

In-brief: Researchers from the security firm Rapid7 revealed the findings of a survey of common wireless baby monitors and nanny-cams, and found a host of serious and, in some cases, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities.

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The Challenge of Securing REST APIs

August 29, 2015 16:000 comments
The Challenge of Securing REST APIs

  In-brief: RESTful application program interfaces (APIs) are a key ingredient to building powerful, scalable web-based applications. But they can also open the door to web-based attacks, while also baffling traditional penetration testing tools and processes. In this article, Barracuda’s Neeraj Khandelwal explains why.

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After Jeep Hack, Miller and Valasek Move to Uber

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Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have left their respective employers to join Uber's advanced research team, the company acknowledged on Friday.

In-brief: Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, the two researchers who developed a wireless software attack on Fiat Chrysler vehicles, will leave their respective employers to join Uber’s advanced technologies research group, the two announced this week.

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Iran Games Google’s 2FA in Attacks on EFF, Others

August 28, 2015 11:110 comments
Citizen Lab warned about targeted attacks by hackers linked to Iran that try to defeat Google's two factor authentication technology.

In-brief: Hackers believed to be linked to the government of Iran are using sophisticated attacks on Google’s two-factor authentication technology to break into the e-mail accounts of individuals within the country and in the Iranian diaspora, according to Citizen Lab.

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