welivesecurity.com (by ESET) – A Q&A with IOActive Senior Security Consultant, Alejandro Hernández, who has unearthed a long list of vulnerabilities in leading trading platforms that may expose their users to a host of security and privacy risks.
Techspective – One consequence of the pandemic has been the elimination of large gatherings—meaning no in-person conferences or conventions. Events like Black Hat and Microsoft Inspire made the shift to transition to streaming online—which is great, but does not make up for the networking between peers or the serendipitous conversations that typically occur.
Verizon Connect – Connectivity, particularly in terms of the Internet of Things (IoT), is positively trending in the trucking industry as fleet managers look to increase productivity and become more agile. But when everything—including smartphones, infotainment systems, in-cab computers and back-end systems—is linked via the internet, the risk also increases.
Wired – During the pandemic, companies flocked to buy robots to care for the elderly, the infirm or the lonely. But researchers have proven that they can be turned into spies or weapons.
Wired – In movies like Die Hard 4 and The Italian Job, hijacking traffic lights over the internet looks easy. But real-world traffic-light hacking, demonstrated by security researchers in years past, has proven tougher, requiring someone to be within radio range of every target light.