How to Detect Sneaky NSA ‘Quantum Insert’ Attacks

How to Detect Sneaky NSA ‘Quantum Insert’ Attacks

Security researchers with Fox-IT in the Netherlands have found a way to detect Quantum Insert attacks.

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Feds Warn Airlines to Look Out for Passengers Hacking Jets

Feds Warn Airlines to Look Out for Passengers Hacking Jets

In response to reports last week that passenger Wi-Fi networks make some planes vulnerable to hacking, the FBI and TSA have issued an alert to airlines advising them to be on the lookout for evidence of tampering or network intrusions. The FBI and TSA note that they currently have no information to support claims that […]

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Hacker’s Tweet Reignites Ugly Battle Over Security Holes

Hacker’s Tweet Reignites Ugly Battle Over Security Holes

The tweet that got a hacker banned from a flight has evoked a heated debate on the Cold War between security researchers and the industries whose faults they expose.

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Hacker Lexicon: What Are Chip and PIN Cards?

Hacker Lexicon: What Are Chip and PIN Cards?

The chip generates a one-time transaction code on in-store purchases that, combined with a customer’s PIN, makes stolen data less useful to card thieves.

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Drug Pump’s Security Flaw Lets Hackers Raise Dose Limits

Drug Pump’s Security Flaw Lets Hackers Raise Dose Limits

Anyone on a hospital’s network could load a new drug library to the drug pumps that alters their limits, thereby potentially allowing the delivery of a deadly dosage.

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NY Cops Used ‘Stingray’ Spy Tool 46 Times Without Warrant

NY Cops Used ‘Stingray’ Spy Tool 46 Times Without Warrant

In the single case in which police sought permission from a court, they asked for a court order rather than a warrant, which carries a lower burden of proof.

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