Threatpost editor Mike Mimoso talks to Chris Valasek, Security Lead, Uber ATC, about the talk he and Charlie Miller gave at RSA, hacking cars, the challenges around getting manufacturers to patch vulnerabilities in vehicles, IoT, and more.
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Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap RSA 2016, the pervasiveness of the FBI vs. Apple debate, OpenSSL two years after Heartbleed, and why hacking back is always a bad idea.
A panel at RSA Conference on appropriate responses to state-sponsored espionage of intellectual property for economic gain served as a reminder of the dangers of hacking back.
IOActive report claims popular SimpliSafe’s wireless home security system is vulnerable to hackers who can record and reuse PIN entries to disarm alarm.
Researchers from MalCrawler built a honeypot mimicking an energy management system at the heart of a power grid, exposing attackers’ behavior once they have access to critical infrastructure systems.
General Motors’ new vulnerability disclosure program does not come with a monetary reward, but the automaker promises not to sue researchers looking for flaws in its products and services.
Facebook is at odds with a security researcher over a number of Instagram vulnerabilities that allowed the researcher to access SSL and other private keys, as well as user and employee data.
The U.S. government is purportedly readying economic sanctions against China and is prepared to call out several Chinese companies and individuals for cyber espionage.
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.
Authorities from six different nations worked on Tuesday to apprehend 49 suspects connected with carrying out a complex phishing scheme dubbed Operation Triangle.