Millions of IoT Devices Vulnerable to Z-Wave Downgrade Attacks, Researchers Claim

Source: Threat Post
Millions of IoT Devices Vulnerable to Z-Wave Downgrade Attacks, Researchers Claim
Millions of IoT devices based on the Z-Wave wireless protocol are vulnerable to a downgrade attack during pairing sessions.

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Pet Trackers Open to MITM Attacks, Interception

Source: Threat Post
Pet Trackers Open to MITM Attacks, Interception
Several well-rated pet trackers contain flaws stemming from the use of Bluetooth LE, poor certificate handling and more.

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Android Malware Comes Baked into Some New Tablets, Phones

Source: Dark Reading
Android Malware Comes Baked into Some New Tablets, Phones
Ad-loading malware is being built into the firmware and operating system of some new tablets and phones from three major manufacturers.

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Bill Would Strengthen Airport Security Outside TSA-Screened Areas

Source: Security Magazine
Bill Would Strengthen Airport Security Outside TSA-Screened Areas

The Secure Airport Public Spaces Act, introduced earlier this month in the U.S. Senate, would allow airports to use Federal Aviation Administration passenger facility charge funds collected on airport infrastructure projects to update security infrastructure.

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GDPR Oddsmakers: Who, Where, When Will Enforcement Hit First?

Source: Dark Reading
GDPR Oddsmakers: Who, Where, When Will Enforcement Hit First?
The GDPR grace period ends today. Experts take their best guesses on when data protection authorities will strike – and what kind of organizations will be first to feel the sting of the EU privacy law.

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Alexa Eavesdropping Flub Re-Sparks Voice Assistant Privacy Debate

Source: Threat Post
Alexa Eavesdropping Flub Re-Sparks Voice Assistant Privacy Debate
After an Alexa speaker recorded and shared a private conversation, the tech community is casting a wary eye on voice assistant privacy issues.

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Privacy Group: Facebook, Google Policies Break GDPR Laws

Source: Dark Reading
Privacy Group: Facebook, Google Policies Break GDPR Laws
Nonprofit ‘None of Your Business’ files complaints against Facebook, Google, WhatsApp, and Instagram.

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Wicked Mirai Brings New Exploits to IoT Botnets

Source: Dark Reading
Wicked Mirai Brings New Exploits to IoT Botnets
The latest variant of the venerable Mirai botnet malware combines approaches and brings new exploits to the world of IoT security challenges.

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10 Free DevOps-Friendly Security Tools Developers Will Love

Source: Dark Reading
10 Free DevOps-Friendly Security Tools Developers Will Love
Start building an affordable DevSecOps automation toolchain with these free application security tools.

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Bridging the Cybersecurity Talent Gap

Source: Dark Reading
Bridging the Cybersecurity Talent Gap
There’s no one surefire way of fixing the problem, which endangers everyone’s security. There are, however, several options we should try.

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