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A Good Housekeeping Seal for the Connected Home?

April 21, 2015 21:340 comments
A Good Housekeeping Seal for the Connected Home?

In-brief: Experts on the security of the Internet of Things warned that lax security and privacy protections are rampant in connected home products, but consumers have no way of knowing whether the products they buy are easy targets for hackers.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Verizon: Internet of Things Hacks Pose Little Risk – For Now

April 15, 2015 14:392 comments
Verizon said that threats from Internet of Things technologies were more theory than practice in 2014, but that 2015 could see IoT devices play a role in breaches.

In-brief: Verizon said in its latest Data Breach Investigations Report that threats from Internet of Things technologies were more theory than practice in 2014, but that 2015 could see IoT devices play a role in breaches. Like this:Like Loading…

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Certificate Interruptus: Survey Finds Heartbleed Fixes Incomplete At Most Firms

April 7, 2015 18:440 comments
Certificate Interruptus: Survey Finds Heartbleed Fixes Incomplete At Most Firms

In-brief: Three quarters of Global 2000 organizations have yet to fully remediate the Heartbleed vulnerability one year after it was discovered, according to a study by the firm Venafi. 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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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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