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X-Rays Behaving Badly: Devices Give Malware Foothold on Hospital Networks

June 8, 2015 11:101 comment
A report by the security firm TrapX warns that medical devices - including radiologic systems - are stepping stones for malicious attackers.

In-brief: serious breaches of hospital networks are almost certainly more common than has been reported, as compromised medical devices often hide the telltale signs of malware infection and data theft, according to a report from the security firm TrapX.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Update: Risk Lurks at Autonomous Driving’s Fuzzy Edge

June 3, 2015 09:290 comments
Car makers are looking for ways to manage the potential liability of autonomous driving features.

In-brief: autonomous vehicle makers are looking for ways to manage liability by getting drivers to “OK” autonomous actions. But is that the best approach?  Like this:Like Loading…

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ARM courting Sansa to boost IoT security | InfoWorld

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ARM courting Sansa to boost IoT security | InfoWorld

In-brief: Infoworld writes about the possible deal by ARM to acquire Sansa Security, a maker of security software for embedded systems that populate the Internet of Things. Like this:Like Loading…

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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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