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…Read more ›
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In-brief: The OpenSSL Project is publishing software updates to address a range of security flaws, at least one of them rated “critical.” The update comes amid a comprehensive audit of the OpenSSL code. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
In-brief: A new and sophisticated ransomware family dubbed “Fessleak” is spreading in malicious advertising (or “malvertising”) campaigns by exploiting newly disclosed flaws in Adobe’s Flash technology. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
In-brief: German carmaker BMW used a ‘over the air’ wireless patch to close a security flaw that could have allowed hackers to unlock the doors of Rolls-Royce, Mini and BMW vehicles. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
In-brief: Unmanned aerial vehicles manufactured by the Chinese firm DJI will be blocked from flying over the U.S. Capitol according to a statement by the company. The move raises important questions about the role that connected device makers will play in determining how, when and where customers use their products. (Update adds commentary from Justin Davis of Dronecamps.com – PFR Jan 29, 2015 17:30) Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›