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FBI Affidavit Alleges Researcher Hacked Planes In Flight

May 17, 2015 15:422 comments
An application for a search warrant filed in April by the FBI alleges that security researcher Chris Roberts tampered with the in flight entertainment system on a flight from Denver to Chicago in April -a charge Roberts denies.

In-brief: Did security researcher Chris Roberts attempt to tamper with in-flight systems during a United Airlines flight from Denver to Chicago in April? An FBI affidavit says “yes,” Roberts says “no way.”  Like this:Like Loading…

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FDA Safety Advisory Warns of Cyber Risk of Drug Pumps

May 14, 2015 08:280 comments
The FDA issued a Safety Communication regarding vulnerabilities in the Hospira LifeCare drug infusion pump.

In-brief: In what may be a first, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Safety Communication regarding vulnerabilities in a drug infusion pump by the firm Hospira. Like this:Like Loading…

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Samsung’s Pitch for ARTIK IoT Platform Emphasizes Security

May 13, 2015 10:580 comments
Samsung's Artik development boards promise better security and easier development as a way to lure IoT engineers to the platform.

In-brief: Samsung introduced its ARTIK development boards, which offer advanced security features and integration with Arduino as a way to lure IoT developers to the platform.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Third World Problem: Bot Herders Target Home Routers In Developing Nations

May 12, 2015 13:340 comments
Insecure home routers by the firm Ubiquiti - many located in developing countries - are the foundation for a new global botnet used in denail of service attacks, according to the firm Incapsula.

In-brief: A new global botnet is built on lightly secured home broadband routers in developing nations, according to a report from the firm Incapsula.  Like this:Like Loading…

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