Post Tagged with: "Mobile Threats"

Nokia: Security, Scale Give IMPACT IoT Platform An Edge

July 7, 2016 07:400 comments
Nokia says scale and security will help its Impact IoT platform best a crowded field. (Image courtesy of Nokia.)

In-brief: After a fall from grace in the mobile handset business, Nokia is betting that its ability to do scale and security will help its Impact IoT platform best a crowded field. We speak with Rajesh Kashawa, head of Nokia’s Internet of Things Business Unit. 

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Smart TV + Rogue App = Surveillance Device

May 24, 2016 10:300 comments
A flaw in the way Google's Android verifies mobile applications opens the door to widespread attacks, according to researchers from Bluebox Security.

In-brief: researchers have demonstrated how a snooping Android application can turn an Android based smart television set into an omnibus surveillance device. Get ready for more IoT misappropriations like this.

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NHTSA Drafting Cyber Security Guidelines for Light Vehicles

April 15, 2016 12:340 comments
The EU's leading information privacy and security group will be issuing a report on smart car security and is soliciting feedback from auto industry suppliers and experts.

In-brief: The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) is drafting cyber security guidelines for light vehicles, the agency’s first major initiative exclusively focused on the security of connected cars.

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Research Raises More Alarms on Connected Home Products

April 1, 2016 12:571 comment
Research Raises More Alarms on Connected Home Products

In-brief: A new study by BitDefender suggests that security lapses dampen the appeal of smart home appliances and could (literally) open the door to burglars.

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Finding Balance on the Internet of Things

March 21, 2016 08:451 comment
The Internet of Things is disrupting long-held notions of privacy, security and safety says Marc Blackmer of Cisco Systems.

In-brief: For all its promise, the Internet of Things is poised to disrupt long-held, societal notions of privacy, safety and security, argues Marc Blackmer of Cisco Systems. 

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