Avi Rubin is the technical director of the Information Security Institute at Johns Hopkins University, and in this talk from the TEDxMidAtlantic conference in November he discusses the history of hacks on various devices, including implanted medical devices, cars and virtually anything else with a computer chip.
The Pentagon’s decision to endorse a hardened version of Android for use inside the DoD is a smart move forward, experts said. A wholesale blessing of the Android platform isn’t possible given the various flavors of the OS. Meanwhile, attackers continue to probe deeper at kernel and OS flaws.
Researchers at Cylance released details of a custom exploit designed to defeat a vulnerability in a Tridium Niagara Framework device installed at Google’s Sydney, Australia campus.
The next shoe has fallen in an effort to force wireless carriers and handset makers