- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Attackers Cashing In On Cryptocurrency With Increased Scams
As the popularity around cryptocurrency has continued to rise in 2018, it has also paved an easy path for cash-hungry scammers to launch “cryptocurrency giveaway scams.”
- What Will GDPR’s Impact Be On U.S. Consumer Privacy?
GDPR may be going in effect Friday, but U.S. citizens have a ways to go before seeing similar privacy regulations from the U.S government.
- Intel’s ‘Virtual Fences’ Spectre Fix Won’t Protect Against Variant 4
The new hardware-based protections Intel announced earlier in March it was embedding into new chips will only protect against Spectre and Meltdown – but not the newly disclosed Variant 4, sources said …
- Amazon Comes Under Fire for Facial Recognition Platform
Privacy advocates say facial recognition can be an agent of authoritarian surveillance; others say it's an invaluable tool to combat kidnapping, locate lost children and track down criminals on t …
- Schneider Electric Patches XXE Vulnerability In Software
Schneider Electric on Tuesday issued fixes for a vulnerability its SoMachine Basic software that could result in disclosure and retrieval of arbitrary data.
- James Comey: FBI Faces Deep Tech-Related Questions
Cloud migration and automated systems, data privacy and encryption all remain central issues for the FBI as it considers its mandate and role in the modern digital age.
- Ahead of GDPR, Information Governance Comes into Its Own
A full 98 percent of US enterprises have embarked on information governance (IG) projects, dramatically up from just 10 percent last year.