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Windows Bug From 1997 Enables Credential Theft

April 14, 2015 07:521 comment
Cylance warned about a widespread vulnerability that could be used to steal credentials from applications.

In-brief: Researchers from the firm Cylance warned that an unpatched security flaw first discovered in 1997 could be used to attack a wide range of popular applications and steal user credentials.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Can Chip Fingerprinting Secure IoT Devices Against Malware?

April 10, 2015 08:070 comments
Researchers in Japan have developed a way to uniquely identify Internet of Things devices: creating a "fingerprint" based on subtle variations in chip composition.

In-brief: Researchers in Japan have developed a way to uniquely identify Internet of Things devices: creating a “fingerprint” based on subtle variations in chip composition, according to a report in IEEE Spectrum. Like this:Like Loading…

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Drug Pumps Vulnerable to trivial Hacks, DHS warns

April 2, 2015 17:490 comments
Hospira's Mednet software contains serious and remotely exploitable vulnerabilities, the Department of Homeland Security warned.

In-brief: The Department of Homeland Security warned that drug infusion pump management software sold by Hospira contains serious and exploitable vulnerabilities that could be used to remotely take control of the devices.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Medical Information on Millions Stolen from Premera Blue Cross

March 18, 2015 09:510 comments
Premera healthcare is the latest victim of a cyber attack. According to reports, as many as 11 million records containing patient information may have been exposed.

In-brief: Premera Blue Cross said on Tuesday that it was the victim of a sophisticated attack. The hackers had access to Premera’s network for more than six months, stealing information on as many as 11 million members and employees.  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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