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Earlier this month a newly discovered flaw was discovered by Google researchers that exploits an outdated encryption protocol, Secure Sockets Layer version 3 (SSLv3).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 …

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 …

Not Your Average Siamese: Coco Is A Cat-Turned WiFi Spy Sniffing Out Unencrypted Wireless Networks

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Not Your Average Siamese: Coco Is A Cat-Turned WiFi Spy Sniffing Out Unencrypted Wireless Networks

Years ago industry experts may have laughed at the idea of a cat-turned WiFi spy. Last month a security researcher named Gene Bransfield showcased what he called the “War Kitteh” at the Def Con hacking convention in Las Vegas. Using …

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 …

Using A New Security Hack, Attackers Can Break Into Your WiFi Router’s Security In One Second Or Less

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Using A New Security Hack, Attackers Can Break Into Your WiFi Router’s Security In One Second Or Less

WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) may no longer be a simple and painless method for connecting to secure wireless. According to researcher Dominique Bongard, founder of 0xcite security firm, there are vulnerabilities in the implementations of two WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) …