Car hacking just jumped up a few levels. A security researcher has built a small device that can intercept the traffic from the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app and give him persistent access to a user’s vehicle to locate, unlock, and start it. The device is called OwnStar and it’s the creation of Samy Kamkar, a security researcher[…]
Moonpig has warned customers that some of their email addresses, passwords, and account balances have been published after what it calls a “security issue”. The company, which sells custom greeting cards, said in a message to users that attackers were not able to get any credit card information, as Moonpig does not store that data.[…]
Facebook today released Security Checkup, an online tool that alerts users when unfamiliar devices try to access an account.
At Black Hat next week, researchers Runa Sandvik and Michael Auger are expected to demonstrate how they were able to manipulate a Linux-powered, networked high-end rifle.
A new Chrome extension called KeyboardPrivacy injects delays into typing patterns, thwarting attempts to build biometric profiles of users for authentication.