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It's only 0.0026 per cent of traffic, but it's all in plaintext so deserves a red flag Google's Chrome browser will soon label file transfer protocol (FTP) services insecure.…
Baffling spec sinks security for short-range comms protocol Security experts have long complained that complexity is the enemy of security, but the designers of the Bluetooth specification have evidently failed to pay attention.…
A collection of Bluetooth implementation vulnerabilities known asBlueBornehas been released.

These vulnerabilities collectively affect Windows,iOS,and Linux-kernel-based operating systems including Android and Tizen,and may in worst case allow an unauthenticated attacker to perform commands on the device.
The Host Identity Protocol might be the answer to inadequate check-the-box security standards.
London, 6th September, 2017: Blockchain-based protocol developer Aventus Systems has today announced a partnership with Townsend Music, in order to test its ticketing application in the UK market.The first phase of the collaboration is the utilisation of Aventusrsquo; first product ‘Blockchain as a Persistence Layer Solutionrsquo; which mirrors the creation, transfer, and sale of tickets throughout their lifecycle on the Ethereum network.

Through this Aventus will replicate anonymised samples of some of Townsend's live events... Source: RealWire
It combines the cellular modem and direct short-range radio together in one.
In one of our previous articles, we analyzed the NeutrinoPOS banker as an example of a constantly evolving malware family.

A week after publication, this Neutrino modification delivered up a new malicious program classified by Kaspersky Lab as Trojan-Banker.Win32.Jimmy.
From a protocol point of view, we're closer to a large-scale quantum computer than many people think. Here's why that's an important milestone.
To improve development tools for Googlersquo;s open source Go language, Go might be getting its own language server, akin to Microsoft and Red Hatrsquo;s Language Server Protocol.The notion came up in a Go language contributorsrsquo; discussion group, so itrsquo;s not a done deal.[ Whatrsquo;s new in Go 1.9. | Also on InfoWorld: Tap the power of Googlersquo;s Go language. | The best Go language IDEs and editors. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorldrsquo;s App Dev Report newsletter. ]The grouprsquo;s consensus recommendations are:To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Microsoft Windows automatically executes code specified in shortcut(LNK)files.
A researcher has found an often-misconfigured protocol puts sex toys, heart monitors, and even oil pipelines and particle accelerators at risk being easily hacked.
Multiple Cisco products are affected by a vulnerability involving the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Routing Protocol Link State Advertisement (LSA) database.

This vulnerability could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to t...