It’s no secret that few Wi-Fi routers have strong security. It might be alarming, however, to hear that many of today’s high-rated routers have fewer protections than those of 15 years ago, says the CITL research lab at ShmooCon.
At Cyber Week in Tel Aviv, Dr. Tony Bleetman recalls how he, his colleagues, and patients were forced to deal with the network- and computer-crippling ransomware attack that wreaked havoc on the British NHS.
We drill through 2017's cybersecurity news, from election hacks to rampant ransomware attacks, massive data breaches to decried surveillance overreaches, IoT manipulation to cryptocurrency mania causation.
During their 75-minute Enigma Interviews talk, moderated by The Parallax, Alex Stamos of Facebook and Eva Galperin of EFF debated how online services should protect groups with varying vulnerabilities.
Boundaries between the physical and digital worlds are rapidly evaporating, especially with augmented reality. This raises a host of privacy and security threats, some of them familiar, others brand-new.
Security researcher Marie Moe has a personal and potentially dangerous connection to the Internet: Following a medical emergency, Moe was outfitted with a pacemaker, in which she has discovered cybersecurity vulnerabilities, she reveals at hacker conference CCC.