Post Tagged with: "Mobile Threats"

Researchers Find Holes in Wireless Tech Used by Czech Car Maker

July 28, 2015 17:370 comments
Trend Micro said SmartGate wireless technology used by the Czech car maker Skoda is vulnerable to hacking, posing a privacy and security risk for owners and passengers.

In-brief: Trend Micro published research on vulnerabilities in a technology dubbed SmartGate wireless technology that could expose private information on vehicle owners and passengers, or leave the wireless network vulnerable to takeover by a malicious actor. 

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Updated: Nothing But Scary: Wireless Hacks Disable Car on Interstate

July 21, 2015 10:136 comments
Miller and Valasek used a wireless hack to take control of a Jeep Cherokee, installing an image of themselves on the dashboard monitor.

In-brief: Researchers Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller are demonstrating wireless attacks on connected vehicles that can alter critical functions like braking and acceleration. (Added comments from Chris Valasek July 21, 2015 12:15 ET)

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Opinion: The Security Case for Software Defined Networking

July 10, 2015 11:490 comments
Opinion: The Security Case for Software Defined Networking

  In-brief: Recent news events underscore the threat that companies face from inadequately protected internal network assets. Cisco’s Scott Harrell argues that the adoption of software-defined networking may provide a powerful new tool to halt hackers ability to move within compromised networks.

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Mobilizing SQL Injection Attacks: Same Pig, New Lipstick?

May 22, 2015 11:270 comments
Mobilizing SQL Injection Attacks: Same Pig, New Lipstick?

In-brief: New research from Akamai suggests that attackers are using new methods to carry out and cover up for malicious attacks, among them: harnessing harmless mobile carrier networks to carry out attacks such as SQL injection. 

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