Emerging Technologies

Read: Researchers: Hackers Can Remotely Swipe Fingerprints from Android Devices

Researchers: Hackers Can Remotely Swipe Fingerprints from Android Devices

FireEye researchers have uncovered a new vulnerability with Android devices, in which hackers can remotely steal fingerprints to gain unauthorized access to a user’s phone and data.

Read: Proactive Paths to Thwart Prox Card Threats

Proactive Paths to Thwart Prox Card Threats

Security integrators need to work with clients to stay ahead of proximity card threats.

Read: Google Fixes ‘Stagefright’ Bug in Android Devices

Google Fixes ‘Stagefright’ Bug in Android Devices

Google has announced software updates to fix Stagefright, a bug affecting Android devices, that allow hackers to take complete control over the smartphone by sending a text message with an infected video.

Read: Cybersecurity Experts: Airport Security Is in Jeopardy

Cybersecurity Experts: Airport Security Is in Jeopardy

Cybersecurity experts believe hackers can attack an airport’s X-ray scanners and explosive detectors, due to major vulnerabilities in the security systems.

Read: Forecast: IoT Security Market Worth $29B by 2020

Forecast: IoT Security Market Worth $29B by 2020

The global Internet of Things market is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33.2% from 2015 to 2020.

Read: China Unveils Plans to Establish ‘Security Offices’ Inside Internet Companies

China Unveils Plans to Establish ‘Security Offices’ Inside Internet Companies

The government said police officers stationed at “critical” companies will help boost defenses against cyber-attacks and fight criminal activity.

Read: Security Experts Develops Satellite Hacking Device for $1,000

Security Experts Develops Satellite Hacking Device for $1,000

A researcher at security firm Synack has discovered how to hack GlobalStar satellite tracking technology using a $1,000 device composed of a satellite antenna, a software defined radio transceiver and an amplifier.

Read: DHS to Police Agencies: Watch Out for Drones

DHS to Police Agencies: Watch Out for Drones

The Department of Homeland Security has released a bulletin warning law enforcement agencies that drones could be used as weapons in terrorist attacks in the United States.

Read: Security Firm: Android Phones Can Be Hacked With Simple Text Message

Security Firm: Android Phones Can Be Hacked With Simple Text Message

Security firm Zimperium uncovered a vulnerability in Android phones that could potentially affect 95 percent of the smartphone devices.

Read: DHS Expands Lab for Cyber Crime Investigations

DHS Expands Lab for Cyber Crime Investigations

The Department of Homeland Security renovated its forensics laboratory to provide more workspace for specialists who monitor illegal cyber activities.

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