Without server certificate validation, WPA2-Enterprise isn’t secure

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Without server certificate validation, WPA2-Enterprise isn’t secure

This article is the first in a series on server certificates. Your users have strong, unique passwords, your networks are protected with WPA2-Enterprise encryption, and you use 802.1x for authentication. WPA2-Enterprise is the gold standard when it comes to security, …

Don’t FREAK out just yet: Microsoft, Google and others provide crucial patches to combat the latest encryption bug

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Don’t FREAK out just yet: Microsoft, Google and others provide crucial patches to combat the latest encryption bug

In a recent discovery by French researchers in conjunction with Microsoft Research, the SSL/TLS protocols used to encrypt connections between browsers and website servers were found to be vulnerable on a variety of commonly used operating systems and browsers, including …

POODLE Attack Leaves Browser Users Vulnerable, Especially When Using Open, Unencrypted Networks

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POODLE Attack Leaves Browser Users Vulnerable, Especially When Using Open, Unencrypted Networks

Earlier this month a newly discovered flaw was discovered by Google researchers that exploits an outdated encryption protocol, Secure Sockets Layer version 3 (SSLv3). SSLv3 protects secure web links and safeguards connections your browser makes to financial institutions, email providers …

Yet Another Security Flaw In The IoT World: A WiFi-Enabled Thermostat Open To Potential Attacks

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Yet Another Security Flaw In The IoT World: A WiFi-Enabled Thermostat Open To Potential Attacks

Can’t say we are all that surprised with yet another security vulnerability on an Internet of Things (IoT) device. Heatmiser, a UK manufacturer of digital thermostats, has issued a warning to its customers regarding its WiFi-enabled thermostats running firmware 1.2. …

Hacking Made Easy? Traffic Infrastructure The Latest In A Growing Trend Of Vulnerabilities In Open, Unsecure Networks

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Hacking Made Easy? Traffic Infrastructure The Latest In A Growing Trend Of Vulnerabilities In Open, Unsecure Networks

Red Light, Green Light is not just an innocent child’s game anymore. According to a team of researchers at the University of Michigan, it is possible to actually hack into traffic infrastructure to disrupt the flow of traffic and cause …

Your Car May Be The Latest Target For Hackers As Vulnerabilities In Wireless Key Fobs Are Detected

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Your Car May Be The Latest Target For Hackers As Vulnerabilities In Wireless Key Fobs Are Detected

Gone are the days where a shattered window was the only telltale sign of a car break-in. At the Black Hat conference last month, Silvio Cesare, an Australian researcher, revealed a technique demonstrating how to spoof the signal from a …

Is An Ultra-Secure Smartphone Built On An Android Operating System An Oxymoron?

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Is An Ultra-Secure Smartphone Built On An Android Operating System An Oxymoron?

What happens when you design a smartphone to specifically place security and privacy in the hands of its users? You get an ultra-secure, attack resistant device right? Not exactly. Researchers on the BlueBox Labs security team discovered a potential vulnerability …