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  • Black Hat 2015: IoT devices can become transmitters to steal data

    It's possible to get a printer and other inexpensive network and Internet of Things devices to transmit radio signals that are detectable far enough away that they could be used to steal data from compromised networks, a researcher tells the Black Hat 2015 conference.

    Written by Tim Greene07 Aug. 15 01:56
  • 5 cool new security research breakthroughs

    University and vendor researchers are congregating in San Diego this week at USENIX Security '14 to share the latest findings in security and privacy, and here are 5 that jumped out to me as being particularly interesting.

    Written by Bob Brown20 Aug. 14 08:46
  • Republicans call on FCC to leave net neutrality to antitrust agencies

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should leave net neutrality enforcement to antitrust agencies that can bring lawsuits against broadband providers after they see evidence of anti-competitive behavior, some U.S. lawmakers have advocated.

    Written by Grant Gross21 June 14 02:48
  • Tip of the Hat: A solution to the FCC net neutrality problem

    Last month's leaking of a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plan for new net neutrality rules promptly elicited a firestorm of criticism from all sides of the political spectrum for its inclusion of two words -- "commercially reasonable."

    Written by Mike Bucken10 May 14 06:24