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Iain Thomson / The Register:
Nest camera Bluetooth vulnerability allows hackers to wirelessly stop recording; researcher reported issues in October, company has not yet patched them   —  So far, no patch available to the public  —  Nest's Dropcam and Dropcam Pro security cameras can be wirelessly attacked via Bluetooth to crash and stop recording footage.
Mar 22, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Richard Chirgwin / The Register:
Arris to acquire Brocade's Ruckus Wireless and ICX Switch business for $800M in cash following closing of Broadcom's acquisition of Brocade   —  Arris Technologies will buy Ruckus Wireless from Broadcom, for US$800m.  —  Ruckus came to Broadcom when it acquired Brocade in November 2016.
Feb 23, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Simon Sharwood / The Register:
Google publishes paper detailing its cloud security strategy, including the deployment of custom chips on servers and peripherals   —  Even the servers it colocates (!) says new docu revealing Alphabet sub's security secrets  —  Google has published a Infrastructure Security Design Overview …
Jan 17, 2017, 3:45 AMIn context
Gavin Clarke / The Register:
Oracle expands audits of Java SE customers and partners over non-payment for Advanced Desktop, Suite, and Advanced layers, issuing some bills upward of $100K   —  Thought Java was “free”?  Think again (and you owe us $$$ in 2017)  —  Oracle is massively ramping up audits of Java customers …
Dec 19, 2016, 9:15 AMIn context
Iain Thomson / The Register:
Galileo, Europe's alternative to GPS, went live last week   —  More accurate than American system and open to all  —  After a long and much-delayed 17-year gestation, Europe's answer to America's GPS system has been switched on.  —  The Galileo network will offer a free service with an accuracy …
Dec 18, 2016, 8:50 PMIn context
Alexander J Martin / The Register:
Web Of Trust browser add-on, downloaded over 140M times, pulled from Mozilla, Chrome, Opera add-on stores after it was caught selling users' browsing histories   —  Did the users consent to this?  Probably not knowingly...  A browser extension which was found to be harvesting users' browsing histories …
Nov 8, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context
Shaun Nichols / The Register:
Report: over 4.5M network appliances, IoT devices, and embedded systems vulnerable by reusing known private keys for HTTPS and SSH servers   —  IoT == Immensely Obvious Threat  —  Millions of internet-facing devices - from home broadband routers to industrial equipment …
Sep 7, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Chris Williams / The Register:
Microsoft details HoloLens' Holographic Processing Unit: TSMC-made, 24-core, performs 1T calculations/second, handles all environmental sensing and other inputs   —  How to make your own virtual reality brain  —  Hot Chips Microsoft today revealed a first look at the inside …
Aug 24, 2016, 9:40 AMIn context
Shaun Nichols / The Register:
Remote desktop tool TeamViewer introduces new security features after reports of PC and Mac hijacks   —  Stable door settles for bolt long after brief relationship with passing horse  —  TeamViewer is whacking anti-hacker protections into its remote-desktop tool - as its customers continue …
Jun 3, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
John Leyden / The Register:
Sensitive data of 55M Philippine voters, including passport info and 15.8M fingerprint records, leaked in massive breach   —  Megabreach: 55 MILLION voters' details leaked in Philippines  —  Election officials shrug: Yeah, we were hacked - but not of sensitive info...
Apr 7, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context

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