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  • Researchers discover critical flaws in the Chip and PIN system

    19.05.2014

    A group of researchers from Cambridge University have discovered two critical flaws in the "Chip and PIN" (EMV) smart card payment system that can be misused to "clone" cards so effectively that normal bank procedures won't spot the fake.

  • IoT security requirements will reshape enterprise IT security programs

    01.05.2014

    The power of objects in the Internet of Things (IoT) to change the state of environments — in addition to generating information — will cause chief information security officers (CISOs) to redefine the scope of their security efforts beyond present responsibilities, according to Gartner.

  • Researcher says traffic control systems can be hacked

    30.04.2014

    Hacking control systems that regulate traffic lights in United States' big, gridlocked cities is not only possible in action films, but in reality as well, says Cesar Cerrudo, a security researcher with IOActive.

  • Target announces move to chip-and-PIN card technology

    30.04.2014

    Target has announced that, effective May 5, Bob DeRodes will lead the company's information technology transformation in the wake of the massive breach it recently suffered.

  • The security of embedded devices

    05.03.2014

    Embedded devices are everywhere and they make our lives more convenient, but from a security standpoint, they can be intimidating, especially if we're talking about an infusion pump or a piece of equipment that runs the critical infrastructure.




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Almost 1 in 10 Android apps are now malware

Posted on 28 July 2014.  |  Cheetah Mobile Threat Research Labs analyzed trends in mobile viruses for Q1 and Q2 of 2014. Pulling 24.4 million sample files they found that 2.2 million files had viruses. This is a 153% increase from the number of infected files in 2013.


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