RIM Security Warns of Wireless DDoS Attacks

Hackers could one day turn
ordinary smart phones into “rogue” devices to attack major wireless
networks, Research In Motion’s security chief warned. Scott Totzke, RIM’s vice-president of BlackBerry security, said
hackers could use smart phones to target wireless carriers using a
technique similar to one used in assaults that slowed Internet traffic
in the United States and South Korea in July. Read the full article. [The Globe and Mail]

Hackers could one day turn
ordinary smart phones into “rogue” devices to attack major wireless
networks, Research In Motion’s security chief warned. Scott Totzke, RIM’s vice-president of BlackBerry security, said
hackers could use smart phones to target wireless carriers using a
technique similar to one used in assaults that slowed Internet traffic
in the United States and South Korea in July. Read the full article. [The Globe and Mail]

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