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Palo Alto Networks buys LightCyber for $105m

No, not the fictional energy sword, the machine learning hacker sniffer Palo Alto Networks has acquired smaller cyber security firm LightCyber for $105m in...

Rapid7 Finds Security Flaws in Personal Tracking Devices

A study by Rapid7 finds multiple vulnerabilities in Bluetooth tracking technologies, leading to possible security breaches as IoT device use continues to rise. Small tags...

Domain name resolution is a Tor attack vector, but don’t worry

Nation-state attackers probably pwn you anyhow This one needs the words “Don't Panic” in large friendly letters on the cover: privacy researchers have worked out...

Spoof an Ethernet adapter on USB, and you can sniff credentials...

As the gent says, 'this shouldn't work' Security consultant and blogger Rob Fuller has turned a USB SoC-based device into a credential-sniffer that works even...

If you use ‘smart’ Bluetooth locks, you’re asking to be burgled

The bad ones send passwords in plaintext, the good ones can't survive a screwdiver DEF CON Bluetooth-enabled locks are increasingly popular, but an analysis of...

FireEye admits filtering out legitimate emails in sniffer snafu

Benign messages frogmarched into quarantine FireEye has admitted that a snafu involving its email filtering technology meant harmless messages were shuffled off to quarantine for...

Loose wrists shake chips: Your wrist-job could be a PIN-snitch

Smart watch, dumb botch: sensor sensitivity equals insecurity say boffins Chinese scientists have brewed a way to steal -- with 80 percent accuracy -- automatic...