The Latest in IT Security

Wireless jammers cast a dark shadow on IoT security



Autumn DePoe-Hughes captured on video a rather bizarre scene at Manchester Fort Shopping Park this past summer. If car doors were locked, they could not be unlocked. The reverse was true as well. And, annoying car alarms defied any attempt to silence them. DePoe-Hughes told John Leyden of The Register, “Someone else had complete control over our cars for well over half an hour.”

Leyden asks Ken Munro, a security researcher at Pen Test Partners, what he thought had happened. “This attack is about jamming the radio signal from the key fob to the car,” explains Munro.

Read More

Leave a reply


MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2024

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...



Latest Comments