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Western Digital removes hard-coded backdoor from personal cloud drives

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Owners of Western Digital My Cloud products should make sure they've downloaded the most recent security patches after a hard-coded backdoor was recently discovered.

Meet Berla, the little-known company that can pull smartphone data from your car

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 months ago

Automobile manufacturers are pulling data from cars in little-known partnerships that allow government access to data that would otherwise be protected by smartphone security.

A vulnerability in IoT software has opened a door into thousands of internet-connected devices

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

Coding flaws evident in a popular open source software library known as gSOAP could allow a hacker to remotely control and infect internet-connected hardware like security cameras with malware, according to research published Tuesday by IoT-focused cybersecurity firm Senrio.

New DARPA program seeks cybersecurity through hardware design

by Shaun Waterman • 11 months ago

Pentagon scientists say they could stop 40 percent of current cyberattacks by producing secure computer chips. The System Security Integrated Through Hardware and firmware, or SSITH, program is looking for help from industry.

DOD scientists say microchips in weapons can be hacked

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

Cyber vulnerabilities in the military supply chain are worse than you thought.

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