Post Tagged with: "Mobile Threats"

Intel: New Approach Needed to Secure Connected Health Devices

March 23, 2015 13:510 comments
In a new report, The Atlantic Foundation and Intel Security warns that risks accompany the rewards of connected medical devices.

In-brief: connected medical devices pose a number of risks to patients, including the threat of “targeted killings,” according to a report by Intel Security. The fix: better application design and more public-private sector cooperation. Like this:Like Loading…

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Android SDK Flaw Could Enable Dropbox Data Theft

March 11, 2015 09:310 comments
Researchers at IBM say a flaw in an software development kit (SDK) by Dropbox could cause users to accidentally share data with a malicious actor's Dropbox account.

In-brief: IBM researchers say they discovered a flaw in an SDK from the cloud storage firm Dropbox that could result in Android users accidentally sending their data to a Dropbox account controlled by a malicious actor. Like this:Like Loading…

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SMEs Face Advanced Threat Sophistication Gap

March 2, 2015 10:500 comments
SMEs Face Advanced Threat Sophistication Gap

In-brief: Cisco Vice President Scott Harrell says that small and mid-sized organizations are in the crosshairs of sophisticated cyber criminals. Unfortunately, such firms often lack the tools and skills to identify and contain such threats. Like this:Like Loading…

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EFF: SSL Records Show Superfish Attacks in the Wild

February 26, 2015 11:030 comments
EFF researchers say they have evidence of man in the middle attacks in the wild that use the same technology as the Superfish adware used by Lenovo.

  In-brief: The Electronic Frontier Foundation warned that it has evidence of man-in-the-middle attacks that take advantage of the same encryption-busting technology that Lenovo and Superfish implanted on consumer laptops. Like this:Like Loading…

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Datakinesis? IoT Makes The Threat Real

February 17, 2015 09:390 comments
Datakinesis? IoT Makes The Threat Real

In-brief: The Internet of Things will make “datakinesis” – the impact of data attacks on the physical world – common, says Cisco’s Marc Blackmer.  Like this:Like Loading…

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