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IoT technology – Do you you know where your data is?

Internet of Things (IoT) technology The Internet of Things has revolutionized many industry’s, however Cyber security is a very different challenge, one that many manufacturers have failed to address. And yes, you should be concerned about what data is being captured and where and how it is stored. PERSONAL ASSISTANTS – Your technology is listening With Alexa, Siri,

 
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Happy KRACKtober! ~ Boo!

What Is KRACK?  A new Wi-Fi vulnerability has been dubbed “KRACK”, which is a shortened mashup of Key Reinstallation Attacks. If you use Wi-Fi then you are at risk. But don’t worry too much, as this issue can be resolved through a straightforward software update or a firmware patch. The WPA encryption algorithm itself has

 
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Android L “Lollipop” will take Smartphones to Defense Level Security

The Android L is an upcoming release of the mobile operating system created by Google. Officially called Lollipop.  The key features of Android L will include faster app performance, improved power efficiency, better camera controls, and a new look for notifications and Fort Knox level security. Every animation on screen will be allowed to connect

 
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Made In China – A Hackers Haven

In case you missed it, the cybersecurity firm Mandiant just released a bombshell report (pdf) on how nearly 150 sophisticated hacking attempts against American corporations and government agencies over the past decade almost certainly originated from a single Shanghai office building controlled by People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The hacking group, dubbed APT1 in the report, launches its

 
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0-Day Exploits they won’t stay away…

Do not use Microsoft Internet Explorer today !!!  -and until they patch it! Use Chrome, Firefox, etc. for the time-being.  This affects all versions of Windows from XP on up and Internet Explorer versions 7, 8 and the most recent 9. But not 10. The following screenshot demonstrates a successful attack against a fully updated Windows

 
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Security Update round-up for June 2012

Top Cyber Security Risks  O/S updates Linux Microsoft Apple