LTE security holes could lead to fake emergency alerts
Vulnerabilities in cellular network technology definitely aren’t things of the past. Researchers at Purdue and the University of Iowa have outlined exploits in LTE protocols that would let intruders conduct ten serious attacks, including spying on calls and t…
Yet another security vulnerability afflicts India’s citizen database
India’s Aadhaar database is a national system that contains personal data and biometric information on over 1.1 billion Indian citizens. While joining is technically voluntary ( for now, at least ), enrollment has become necessary for things like opening bank…
Ooma acquires AI-powered video camera platform Butterfleye for its home security service
Ooma, the company that’s probably still best known for its VoIP platform, today announced that it has acquired Butterfleye, an AI-powered video camera and security platform that produces a smart security camera for home and business use. Ooma plans to integra…
Uber hires NSA veteran to head up its security team
Matt Olsen, the former general counsel of the National Security Agency and director of the National Counterterrorism Center, has been selected to head up Uber’s troubled security team, the company’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced on Tuesday.
US Sanctions, Spectre Fixes, and More Security News This Week
Russia sanctions, Spectre fixes, and more security news this week.
Apple Security Flaws Give Some Researchers Concern About Deeper Issues
Apple’s had a rough stretch for security. But is it just a rough patch, or something deeper?