Researcher identifies a weakness in the software layer – and reminds us that we’re placing a lot of trust in vendors to implement decent security in formerly passive devices
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If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that any new way of DDoSing will reveal that there are a huge number of undefended devices online
Today, many automobiles companies are offering vehicles that run on the mostly drive-by-wire system, which means a majority of car’s functions—from instrument cluster to steering, brakes, and accelerator—are electronically controlled.
No doubt these auto-control systems make your driving experience much better, but at the same time, they also increase the risk of getting hacked.
Siemens says that there’s no evidence its scanners have been compromised – but the patches will be ready by the end of the month
A Dutch security researcher has uncovered a slew of security vulnerabilities in an essential component of solar panels which could be exploited to cause widespread outages in European power grids.
Willem Westerhof, a cybersecurity researcher at Dutch security firm ITsec, discovered 21 security vulnerabilities in the Internet-connected inverters – an essential component of solar panel that
What’s at stake when we don’t share vulnerability data?
Finally, Adobe is Killing FLASH — the software that helped make the Internet a better place with slick graphics, animation, games and applications and bring online video to the masses, but it has been hated for years by people and developers over its buggy nature.
But the end of an era for Adobe Flash is near. Adobe announced Tuesday that the company would stop providing updates and stop
A long-standing bug in the network authentication protocol called Kerberos led to a security hole in Windows, Linux and more.
Security researchers have discovered a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in an open-source software development library used by major manufacturers of the Internet-of-Thing devices that eventually left millions of devices vulnerable to hacking.
The vulnerability (CVE-2017-9765), discovered by researchers at the IoT-focused security firm Senrio, resides in the software development