Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#224 Wearable warning: IEEE highlights top security risks for fitness trackers
The report, “WearFit: Security Design Analysis of a Wearable Fitness Tracker”, argues poorly designed wearables are a security threat. The IEEE report says the popularity of wearables coupled with the amount of sensitive personal data they collect and share with third-parties make them an attractive target. IEEE’s focus for this report is on fitness trackers worn on the wrist that track heart rate, physical activity, have sensors such as accelerometers and can use a third-party device’s connecti
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#224 Wearable warning: IEEE highlights top security risks for fitness trackers
#223 Honeypots illustrate scores of vulnerabilities in medical devices
#222 The Secret Behind CryptoWall’s Success - IMPERVA report (PDF)
#221 Apple rejects order to unlock gunman's iPhone
#220 How to bypass LG V10 smartphone’s fingerprint security in just 30 seconds
#219 How to Safely Store a Password in 2016
#218 Russian cyberspy group uses simple yet effective Linux Trojan
#217 FBI: Apple ordered to unlock San Bernardino gunman's iPhone
#216 Australia: WA Parliament experiences cybersecurity breach: Report
#215 Massive US-planned cyberattack against Iran went well beyond Stuxnet
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