The Curious Case of the Exposed Passwords!

The Curious Case of the Exposed Passwords!

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The strange case of exposed passwords… Researchers at Northeastern University identified more than 20 iOS, Android, and Windows Phone apps that exposed users’ credentials, including passwords, to eavesdroppers. Their experience with password vulnerabilities was generally positive in the end, but there’s still room for improvement. They contacted developers to fix these security vulnerabilities, and what […]

9 baby monitors wide open to hacks that expose users’ most private moments

9 baby monitors wide open to hacks that expose users’ most private moments

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Despite its ubiquity, Internet of Things security still isn’t ready for prime time. The security of Internet-connected baby monitors got a failing grade from researchers who found critical vulnerabilities in all nine of the models they reviewed. The weaknesses make it possible for hackers half a world away to perform a host of nefarious actions. […]