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Tesla Model S Gets Hacked, Doors Opened While In Motion

Tesla Model S Gets Hacked, Doors Opened While In Motion | Business Security | Scoop.it
There are a lot of questions that potential customers ask when they go to buy an all electric car. Some believe that the batteries may prove to be a...
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Hack a Tesla S Competition result: and the Winner is... Team "Yo"!!

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Hack A Tesla Model S And Win $10,000

Hack A Tesla Model S And Win $10,000 | Business Security | Scoop.it
A Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S and a few computers await hackers and tech geeks in the SyScan Conference scheduled for next week. While Tesla isn’t officially involved, its reputation sure is.
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Security software market grew 4.9 percent in 2013

Security software market grew 4.9 percent in 2013 | Business Security | Scoop.it
Worldwide security software revenue totaled $19.9 billion in 2013, a 4.9 percent increase from 2012 revenue of $19.0 billion, according to G...
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According to Gartner the global IT security market grew by 4.9% in 2013.

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Google Offers New Encryption Tool

Google Offers New Encryption Tool | Business Security | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, Google announced plans to provide a new way to encrypt information that will make government snooping and hacking more difficult.
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Hey, does your Smart TV have a mic? Enjoy your surveillance, bro

Hey, does your Smart TV have a mic? Enjoy your surveillance, bro | Business Security | Scoop.it
Little reminder: Your shiny new telly is a computer, it can run malware
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F.B.I. Informant Is Tied to Cyberattacks Abroad

F.B.I. Informant Is Tied to Cyberattacks Abroad | Business Security | Scoop.it

order While it is unclear whether the F.B.I. ordered the attacks by Hector Xavier Monsegur, the agency may have used hackers to gather intelligence even as investigators were trying to dismantle hacking groups.

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Former Anonymus hacker possibly ordered by FBI to conduct cyberattacks against foreign governments. Makes me remember Kevin Mittnick's turnaround. 

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Massive Linux security flaw dwarfs Apple's cryptography problems of ...

Massive Linux security flaw dwarfs Apple's cryptography problems of ... | Business Security | Scoop.it
“Cryptographic code signing is thought to protect against exploits in most Linux distros, but Cisco's VPN software apparently relies on GnuTLS, to name just one company. Web hosts or ...”
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The GNuTLS vulnerability makes me remember the SQL worm story of Slammer a decade ago consideri g the number if the affected embadded systems.
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France to invest €1bn to update cyber defence - News24

France to invest €1bn to update cyber defence - News24 | Business Security | Scoop.it
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France to invest €1bn to update cyber defence
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The spending aims to build up France's ability to fend off mounting cyber attacks and bolster surveillance after years of neglect.
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WhatsApp for PC - a guaranteed Trojan banker

WhatsApp for PC - a guaranteed Trojan banker | Business Security | Scoop.it
WhatsApp for PC - now from Brazil and bringing banker which will steal your money. It hides itself as an mp3 file and has a low VT detection.
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Cyber Security 2014: An Oxymoron - Shelly Palmer

Cyber Security 2014: An Oxymoron - Shelly Palmer | Business Security | Scoop.it
Cyber Security 2014. If we learned anything this past year, it's that information we store online is exceptionally vulnerable. Our metadata (the data that describes who we are and what we do) is in the hands of people who are about ...
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NSA seeks quantum computer that could crack most codes

NSA seeks quantum computer that could crack most codes | Business Security | Scoop.it
Documents provided by Snowden show race for a machine light-years ahead of those using zeroes and ones.
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Usually the military purposed developments are happening 5-10 years earlier than in the civil markets so I'd have been surprised if quantum-engineering (which we know as in an "experimental" stage) was not already in use by organizations like NSA or other military forces. 

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Saucy Snapchat addicts EXPOSED: Exploit code to poke holes goes wild

Saucy Snapchat addicts EXPOSED: Exploit code to poke holes goes wild | Business Security | Scoop.it
Researchers go public with vuln claims, biz plays down risk
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Photos sent via Snapchat are encrypted using AES and a key hardwired into the application's code, allowing anyone to decrypt and view intercepted images.

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Casino DDoS duo caged for five years after blackmail buyout threat

Casino DDoS duo caged for five years after blackmail buyout threat | Business Security | Scoop.it
Polish crims demanded 50% of gambling biz, on pain of firm-killing cyber attacks
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Boeing and others hacked for military data

Boeing and others hacked for military data | Business Security | Scoop.it
Boeing and other companies were the subject of a hacking effort by suspect Su Bin, who is said to have worked with two ...
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Successful hack of military targets. I wonder what expectations we set for the private sector if hackers can hack and access eg. military data of weapon systems...

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Android SMS worm punts dodgy downloads... from your MATES

Android SMS worm punts dodgy downloads... from your MATES | Business Security | Scoop.it
If a friend texts you a URL, for pity's sake don't open it
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Interesting Android virus that spreads like traditional mass-mailers -  scans the address book and distributes automatically to your contacts...

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$445 billion lost due to cybercrime?

$445 billion lost due to cybercrime? | Business Security | Scoop.it
Cybercrime has a significant impact on economies worldwide. A new report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) conc...
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CSIS study regarding cybercrime's global effect on nations and governments.

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Hack of security vendor Avast's forums hits 400,000 users | ZDNet

Hack of security vendor Avast's forums hits 400,000 users | ZDNet | Business Security | Scoop.it
Security vendor Avast joins the long list of tech companies whose forums have been compromised.
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Everybody is a target and everybody is vulnerable. Like Avast.
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It's World Password Day: Change your passwords

It's World Password Day: Change your passwords | Business Security | Scoop.it
Today (May 7) is World Password Day - a day dedicated to promoting the use of strong passwords and the creation of good habits when it comes...
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Today is World Password Day - did you know that 90% of all passwords are vulnerable to hacking?
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Cybersecurity – Initiating Coverage on 491 Private Companies

Cybersecurity – Initiating Coverage on 491 Private Companies | Business Security | Scoop.it
“2013 saw venture capital and private equity investors pour over $1.7B into the booming cybersecurity market. And this looks to increase given highly publicized hacking incidents and data breaches. Our Mosaic ratings help you discover emerging private cybersecruity companies and understand which technologies and companies are gaining adoption and which are not.”
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Snowden used web crawler tool to access and download 1.7 million Secret NSA Files

Snowden used web crawler tool to access and download 1.7 million Secret NSA Files | Business Security | Scoop.it
According to the Intelligence officials who has investigated the insider theft by Snowden,he used Web Crawler Software to download 1.7 million Secret NSA files.
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Column: The future of war includes drones, cyber-sieges and space

Column: The future of war includes drones, cyber-sieges and space | Business Security | Scoop.it
Changes in the nature of warfare profoundly shape both the manner in which the state is organized and the law itself.
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Your mobile phone is watching YOU, writes DAVID DAVIS: Campaigning former ... - Daily Mail

Your mobile phone is watching YOU, writes DAVID DAVIS: Campaigning former ... - Daily Mail | Business Security | Scoop.it
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Infosecurity - NSA Can Turn iPhones into Eavesdropping Equipment

Infosecurity - NSA Can Turn iPhones into Eavesdropping Equipment | Business Security | Scoop.it
Spook gadgets have come a long way from Maxwell Smart’s shoe phone. Reports have surfaced that the US National Security Agency can now turn iPhones into eavesdropping tools.
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Although the iOS considered as a closed and safe environment (from application's perspective) it looks that NSA like organisations can intercept the communication over the iPhones...

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BBC computer server 'was hacked'

BBC computer server 'was hacked' | Business Security | Scoop.it

Reports suggest a computer server used to send media files to the BBC was breached by a Russian hacker.


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Police could use radio waves to bring cars to a halt - tech - 12 December 2013 - New Scientist

Police could use radio waves to bring cars to a halt - tech - 12 December 2013 - New Scientist | Business Security | Scoop.it
Devices that fire microwave blasts, scrambling cars' onboard computers, could soon allow the authorities to rein in suspect vehicles
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