Highlights from the last seven days in information security include ESET’s latest trends report (In)security Everywhere and the ongoing cyberattacks against Ukraine’s electric power industry.
The crowds at Comic-Con are a tempting target for cybvervillains, so get prepared with these top tips for keeping your data and devices safe.
A vulnerability in the Wi-Fi routers used in hundreds of hotels across the world has been uncovered by security researchers, Wired reports.
ESET’s Mark James on the issues employees have with business security measures, and how to counter the difficulties without compromising safety.
The danger of public Wi-Fi spots has been exposed by a seven year old girl following a short video tutorial, reports ITV.
A push-button function on many wireless routers designed to bypass the Wi-Fi password and provide quick access to the network could allow attackers to break in in “one second”, reports have claimed.
Blackphone, billed as a privacy tool to keep the puplic safe ruled the headlines when it was is hacked in five minutes, Meanwhile, Wi-Fi routers were also shown up – and Android users face a toothy new threat,
An aircraft security expert has eased the worries of a lot of frequent flyers this week — by reassuring them that aircraft are not “hackable” in mid flight. The claim was made at Black Hat last week.
Today’s fashion for high-end electronics in luxury hotels allowed a hacker to wreak havoc in 200 suites at once in a five-star hotel in China – switching off lights, changing the TV channel, raising blinds and fiddling with the temperature.
Aircraft communications equipment can be hacked via Wi-Fi and inflight entertainment systems, allowing access to communications systems aboard aircraft in flight – and even military systems could be at risk.
A new project aims to protect homes and small businesses from the security failings of Wi-Fi routers, a problem which has repeatedly hit the headlines over the past year.
A security researcher has built a remote control which hijacks any nearby Chromecast highlighting a Wi-Fi security issue, which allows an attacker to play a ‘surprise’ video on nearby gadgets.
Investigadores han descubierto una falla de seguridad en el modo en que Viber, la popular aplicación de mensajería instantánea y llamadas, recibe imágenes, doodles y videos, así como también la forma en la que envía o recibe información de ubicación geográfica. También se ha detectado que Viber almacena información sin cifrado en sus servidores, y
Belkin’s WeMo home automation systems contain multiple vulnerabilities which could allow attackers to remotely control devices attached to a WeMo system – for instance, blacking out lighting in a home, or even starting fires, researchers have claimed.
At CES 2014, the app was king – and more importantly, the appcessory – fridges, lights, appliances and gadgets built for app control. But with companies unveiling door locks controlled via app, should we applaud – or worry?
The European Parliament has switched off its public Wi-Fi system after an anonymous hacker broke into the personal emails of several Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from outside the building, using only a laptop.
Tenemos el agrado de compartir con ustedes el reporte mensual de amenazas y tendencias correspondientes a octubre, mes que se caracterizó entre otras cosas, por el descubrimiento de Nymaim, malware que extorsiona a la víctima por 150 dólares a cambio del control del equipo infectado. Cabe destacar que en el último tiempo, se ha registrado