WIRED – The stories might sound unbelievable, but they’re all real – and a cautionary tale for anyone who wants to get clever at the DMV.
Canadian Broadcast Corporation – Joseph Tartaro is really good at finding vulnerabilities in the I.T. systems of big businesses. You might say that as a security consultant he can walk through advanced computer programming in his sleep.
Security Boulevard – At the Black Hat security conference today in Las Vegas, Santamarta, a researcher for security firm IOActive, plans to present his findings, including the details of multiple serious security flaws in the code for a component of the 787 known as a Crew Information Service/Maintenance System.
ComputerWeekly – Most third-party risks are discovered after the initial due diligence period, Gartner study shows, highlighting the need for a new approach to risk management and the importance of effective access controls.
The Verge – I’m not a massive fan of personalized license plates, but even I feel a little bad for Joseph Tartaro, a security researcher who, at one point, had as much as $12,049 in traffic fines because of an ill-advised license plate choice.