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Vulnerabilities in infrastructure software concern cybersecurity experts

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Vulnerabilities in infrastructure software concern cybersecurity experts

Vulnerabilities in software that automates everything from factories to traffic lights has become the nation’s top cybersecurity threat, an agent on the FBI’s Denver Cyber Task Force said Thursday in Colorado Springs. Supervisory control and data acquisition software is used to control – sometimes remotely – many types of devices…

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Connected car technology vulnerabilities tested in Cyber Security Challenge

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Connected car technology vulnerabilities tested in Cyber Security Challenge

Amateur hackers have tested how to penetrate a car rental company’s IT system through a third-party Internet-connected device installed in one of its vehicles. The scenario, enacted as part of the Cyber Security Challenge 2017, saw six groups of aspiring …

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GSA to join DoD in hiring ethical hackers to find cyber vulnerabilities

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The federal market for “white hat” hackers continues to grow. Not only are ethical security burglars popular in the Defense Department, but now the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service (TTS) is setting up a bug bounty program. TTS issued …

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Tesla’s hack vulnerabilities are being solved

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CALIFORNIA – Silicon Valley electric automaker Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) reported on Tuesday that it has delivered a software patch to fight against hackers who have wanted to take charge of the Tesla Model S. Kevin Mahaffey, co-founder and CTO of mobile security firm Lookout, and Marc Rogers, principal security researcher for CloudFlare, found six key weaknesses in the Model S early this week ahead of a presentation on Friday at the Def Con hackers conference in Las Vegas. However, users do not have to worry for it did not take long until the company recalled for a fix. Tesla has a characteristic that can be a model for other automakers: it has the ability to update owner’s vehicles and send a quick fix over the internet. Researches also emphasize that to hack a Model S vehicle, the hacker must be close to it, which makes it difficult for them to hack over the airwaves. “In order to realistically patch vulnerabilities at the frequency they are discovered, manufacturers must implement an over-the-air patching system into every connected car,” Mahaffey posted on his blog. “When a manufacturer realizes that a software vulnerability affects their vehicles, they can deploy a patch immediately in […]

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Bay Area Security Firm Hires ‘White Hat Hackers’ To Find Vulnerabilities In Digital SystemsNational Cyber Security

nationalcybersecurity.com – REDWOOD CITY (KPIX 5) — Cyber-crime is big business in the digital age, so a Bay Area security firm has hired a sophisticated group of hackers to break into computer systems. Jay Kaplan heads up Sy…

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Bay Area Security Firm Hires ‘White Hat Hackers’ To Find Vulnerabilities In Digital Systems

Bay Area Security Firm Hires ‘White Hat Hackers’ To Find Vulnerabilities In Digital Systems

REDWOOD CITY (KPIX 5) — Cyber-crime is big business in the digital age, so a Bay Area security firm has hired a sophisticated group of hackers to break into computer systems. Read More….

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Apple Pay Will Have Some Security Vulnerabilities

Apple Pay Will Have Some Security Vulnerabilities

Apple Pay couldn’t have arrived at a better time; security breaches in major retailers appear almost daily in the news, and consumers are looking for a more secure way to pay. And while Apple Pay may address that need for […]

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15 new vulnerabilities reported during router hacking contest

15 new vulnerabilities reported during router hacking contest

Routers appear to be as insecure as ever, after hackers successfully compromised five popular wireless models during a contest at the DefCon 22 security conference, reporting 15 new vulnerabilities to affected vendors. The SOHOpelessly Broken contest pitted hackers against 10 […]

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Captain Andrew Tucci of U.S. Coast Guard paints stark picture of cyber vulnerabilities – National Cyber Security

nationalcybersecurity.com – View full post on Making Sense – Common Sense Media Blog – No name #pso #htcs #b4inc A seventh grader sees her friend choking in their school cafeteria and comes to the rescue, giving her the Heiml…

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