Post Tagged with: "hardware"

After Jeep Hack, Miller and Valasek Move to Uber

August 29, 2015 12:520 comments
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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Hard Coded Password Sinks Fleet of DSL Routers

August 27, 2015 11:580 comments
A flaw in a common DSL router affects devices from a wide range of vendors.

In-brief: A hard coded firmware password could provide remote hackers with access to a wide range of home broadband routers, underscoring the risk posed by shared hardware and software, according to an alert from Carnegie Mellon University’s CERT this week. 

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Report: Era of Automobile Hacking has just begun

August 24, 2015 09:580 comments
Report: Era of Automobile Hacking has just begun

  In-brief:Caught between nifty new wireless features and ossified attitudes, automakers are just beginning to wake up to the security problems in vehicles. Strap on your seatbelt. 

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Corporate Counsel Taking Note of IoT Risk

August 18, 2015 12:090 comments
An article for corporate general counsel provides guidance for developing security and privacy protections into IoT products.

In-brief: An article in a publication for corporate legal counsel puts companies on notice about the risks of Internet of Things technologies, citing recent guidance from the FTC. 

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