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  • Prominent healthcare CIO: FDA medical device security warning "will be the first of many"

    Dr. John Halamka has taken to his <a href="http://geekdoctor.blogspot.com/2015/08/the-security-of-medical-devices.html">"Life as a Healthcare CIO" blog</a> to sound the alarm on medical device threats in the wake of the FDA late last week issuing its first cybersecurity warning about a specific medical device.

    Written by Bob Brown07 Aug. 15 05:14
  • Black Hat: Hackers urged to protect Internet freedom

    Las Vegas -- Security researchers need to fight for the rights to study, modify and reverse engineer Internet hardware and software or the general population risks losing Internet freedom, the Black Hat 2015 conference was told.

    Written by Tim Greene06 Aug. 15 22:53
  • Hacker shows he can locate, unlock and remote start GM vehicles

    A security researcher has posted a video on YouTube demonstrating how a device he made can intercept wireless communications to locate, unlock and remotely start GM vehicles that use the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app.

    Written by Lucas Mearian31 July 15 11:02
  • Americas are just 2 weeks away from running out of IPv4 addresses

    John Curran, <a href="https://www.arin.net/">CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN),</a> told attendees at the <a href="http://events.campustechnology.com/Events/CT-Summer-Educational-Technology-Conference/Information/HOME.aspx">Campus Technology conference</a> in Boston on Wednesday that the IP address authority's pool of IPv4 addresses has dwindled to 90,000 and will be exhausted in about two weeks.

    Written by Bob Brown30 July 15 04:15
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  • Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and Note 5 to hit stores Aug. 21 (with video)

    As expected, <a href="http://global.samsungtomorrow.com">Samsung</a> on Thursday announced a new Galaxy Note 5 phablet and <a href="http://www.samsung.com/us/explore/galaxy-s6-edge-plus-features-and-specs/">Galaxy S6 Edge Plus</a> smartphone, both with 5.7-in. displays.

    Written by Matt Hamblen14 Aug. 15 05:55
  • MEDJACK: Hackers hijacking medical devices to create backdoors in hospital networks

    After the Office of Personnel Management breach, medical data was labeled as the "<a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/05/cybersecurity-usa-targets-idUSL3N0YR30R20150605">holy grail</a>" for cybercriminals intent on espionage. "Medical information can be worth 10 times as much as a credit card number," reported Reuters. And now to steal such information, hospital networks are getting pwned by malware-infected medical devices.

    Written by Darlene Storm09 June 15 02:31

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