At least one and likely more D-Link routers as well as those of other manufacturers using the same firmware are vulnerable to remote changing of DNS settings and, effectively, traffic hijacking, a Bulgarian security researcher has discovered.
A recent incident at the White House showed that small aerial vehicles (drones) present a specific security problem.
ShmooCon, the hacker convention that welcomes individuals interested in all aspects of computer and information security, was held last week in Washington, D.C.
Mr. President, the status quo in cybersecurity is failing the U.S.
Security researcher Corey Thuen has made a surprising discovery when he reverse-engineered the firmware of the Snapshot tracking dongles that US-based Progressive Insurance gives out to its customers: the devices are woefully insecure, and can lead to data theft, as well as to the compromise of a car's functions crucial to passenger safety.
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