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Two major hospitals in the United States are trialling a new system for detecting malware on medical devices, using probes that monitor AC power consumption to detect infections.
Hacktivists have launched a distributed denial-of-service attack against the website of TMT (Thirty Meter Telescope), which is planned to be the Northern hemisphere’s largest, most advanced optical telescope.
A major vendor of point-of-sale terminals has not changed the default passwords used on its devices in a quarter of a century, researchers have revealed at RSA 2015.
UK train services could be vulnerable to being hacked, hijacked and crashed, due to the trial of new digital signaling system designed to make lines safer.
Major themes of the 2015 RSA Conference: the degree to which the deployment of digital devices is outpacing our ability to deploy humans with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to secure data and systems.
A 26-year-old hacker who helped expose the rape of a teenage girl could spend five times longer in jail than the perpetrators he outed.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 and other ‘unnamed Android devices’ are vulnerable to having the fingerprints they use for authentication cloned by hackers, reports Gizmodo.
A Kansas family are the latest victims of a hacked nanny cam, after noticing the device purchased to monitor their three-month-old baby was also monitoring them.
The Conservatives’ 2015-16 federal budget sees some investment in security, with $36.4 million promised over five years to address cybersecurity threats.
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A new advanced malware program targeting point-of-sale terminals is putting customer credit card details at risk, following a number of similar attacks already this year.
Around 1,500 apps for iPhone and iPad contain an HTTPS vulnerability making it ‘trivial’ for hackers to perform man-in-the-middle attacks to steal passwords, bank details and other private information.
Australia’s infosec industry is lobbying for a mandatory security baseline to ensure basic IT standards are met across the country, with penalties issued to those that don’t comply.
Target has ended its dispute with MasterCard over the retail giant’s 2013 data breach by agreeing to a $19 million reimbursement to issuers.
Hundreds and thousands of documents and emails breached during last Christmas’ cyberattack on Sony Pictures have been published on WikiLeaks, reports the BBC.
A security researcher has posted a Minecraft flaw that makes it “easy” for hackers to crash the game’s servers.
How much of people’s willingness to ignore security warnings is down to their brains?
Planes offering in-flight Wi-Fi are vulnerable to being hacked and controlled by onboard passengers, a US government watchdog has warned.