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A new vulnerability dubbed Kr00k, which may have affected over 1 billion Wi-Fi capable devices before patches were released, could have allowed hackers to obtain sensitive data from wireless communications. [Read More]
A group of researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and NYU Abu Dhabi have discovered a new attack on 4G and 5G mobile networks that can be used to impersonate users. [Read More]
Washington has the right to block US federal agencies from buying products by Huawei on cybersecurity grounds, a judge has ruled, dismissing the Chinese telecom giant's legal challenge to a purchase ban. [Read More]
SweynTooth: security researchers have discovered numerous vulnerabilities in the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) implementations of major SoC vendors. [Read More]
One of the security flaws that Google addressed with the February 2020 Android patches is a critical vulnerability in Bluetooth that could lead to code execution. [Read More]
The United States has welcomed the European Union's new rules on fifth-generation internet but pressed them to go further after the bloc resisted Washington's pressure to ban China's Huawei directly. [Read More]
Britain is expected to announce next week whether to allow China's Huawei to develop its 5G network, an official said on Friday, setting out reasons for agreeing despite US opposition. [Read More]
A bill introduced by Senator Tom Cotton would ban the sharing of intelligence with countries that use Huawei technologies in their 5G networks. [Read More]
Multiple critical vulnerabilities in Ruckus Wi-Fi routers used throughout the world were disclosed at the 36th Chaos Communication Congress (CCC) conference. [Read More]
Apple this week addressed a vulnerability that can be exploited to make iPhones and iPads unusable via an AirDrop attack dubbed AirDoS. [Read More]

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Seema Haji's picture
Enormous bandwidth increases of 5G, the rapid expansion of edge computing and countless new IoT devices introduce risk despite their intended benefit.
Laurence Pitt's picture
As we continue to increase our dependency on communications networks and technologies to move tremendous amounts of data, we open up greater potential for serious disaster should they be compromised.
Danelle Au's picture
Enterprises must find the right balance to deliver a mobile security environment that meets productivity and flexibility needs without putting devices, apps, or data at risk.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Security is a creature of habit. Security likes things to stay the same. Change brings chaos. Chaos is bad for security. But, we can help control the security of our environment by following good security habits.
Ram Mohan's picture
Do you allow your employees to surf using open wireless networks from their phones or laptops? What are the easiest ways that attackers can sniff email or gain access to corporate information from these devices? What are the best ways to protect corporation information on the go?
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!
Markus Jakobsson's picture
In 1998, Intel announced the introduction of processor identities. Anti-fraud practitioners celebrated, security experts busied themselves thinking of the research implications, and privacy advocates were terrified...