This is a big one. The idea of installing modems and any sort of remote-access software into voting machines is about the worst idea since, well, ever. But that's precisely what the nation's top voting machine vendor did for nearly a decade. That's right. Over a period of six years, Election Systems & Software manufactured and sold
If you purchased smart locks or remote-controlled-surveillance systems for your home, you may have done a great job keeping cat burglars out, but may have unknowingly given cyber crooks direct access to your home. Last week, Cisco Talos researchers unearthed 20 vulnerabilities in the Samsung SmartThings Hub, that could give attackers the ability to monitor and even control devices within your home.
Unless you live under a rock (or you don't get the Discovery Channel), you know that last week was Shark Week. That's right, enough Jaws-y stories, videos and music to keep you away from the beach for a year. But in real life, there are bad dudes cruising around the waters of the net all the time,