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.
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Vulnerabilities in Stagefright, which processes media formats in Android, put 950 million devices at risk to remote attacks.
Dennis Fisher talks with Chris Valasek of IOActive about the new research he did with Charlie Miller on remotely hacking a Jeep, how the disclosure process worked, what auto makers can do to secure their vehicles’ on-board systems, and how much of a threat these attacks pose to drivers.
Car hacking is a relatively new phenomenon, but it is evolving at a frighteningly quick pace. While just a year or two ago security researchers were still trying to work out exactly how the internal electronics and communications gear in vehicles works, now a pair of researchers has discovered a method to compromise some Chrysler vehicles remotely[…]
At Black Hat, researchers from OpenDNS are expected to launch a new Twitter feed called BGP Stream that will send out alerts on possible BGP and DNS hijacking attacks.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso look back on the news from the last week in Las Vegas at Black Hat and DEF CON, including the Blackphone rooting, the Computrace research and the more upbeat mood at the conferences this year.
Embedded device security emerged as front page news during the recently wrapped up Black Hat and DEF CON events.
Podcasting day two of Black Hat, including a CryptoLocker working group, a medical device roundtable and overview of the various security and privacy improvements at Yahoo.
Dennis Fisher, Mike Mimoso and Brian Donohue discuss the news from day one of Black Hat, including the Dan Geer keynote, attacks on mobile broadband modems and carriers’ control of mobile phones. Download: Black-Hat-Day-One-Podcast.mp3 Music by Chris Gonsalves
Dennis Fisher talks with Wendy Nather of 451 Research about the happenings on day one of Black Hat, the possibility of the US government disrupting the vulnerability market and software liability. Download: Wendy-Nather-on-the-Black-Hat-Buzz.mp3