LG admits collecting smart TV viewer habits data
South Korea's LG Electronics said Friday it would correct a "bug" on some of its smart TVs after admitting they send information about viewers back to the company without their permission.
Firmware tweak can block subscriber calls, says Berlin group
Linux camp has key to Windows 8 boot lockout
Rutgers team has ring prototype for touch authentication
Malware in BIOS stirs concern at Black Hat meet
NIST releases test framework for upgrading smart electrical meters
Next-generation "smart" electrical meters for residential and commercial buildings will have computerized operating systems just as laptops or mobile devices do. On July 10, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ...
Scientists break satellite telephony security standards
Satellite telephony was thought to be secure against eavesdropping. German researchers at the Horst Gortz Institute for IT-Security (HGI) at the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) have cracked the encryption algorithms of the European ...
Security flaw exposed in home security cameras
Trendnet, a maker of Web-connected home security cameras, has issued an update to fix a vulnerability that allows Internet users to spy on private video feeds.
Hewlett-Packard offers fix for printers susceptible to remote hacks
Hewlett-Packard released a firmware update Friday that it says will fix a susceptibility in some of the Palo Alto, Calif., company's popular LaserJet printers that researchers said could allow hackers to remotely take control o ...
Security researcher finds hack vulnerability in Mac battery chips
Build safety into the very beginning of the computer system
A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides guidelines to secure the earliest stages of the computer boot process. Commonly known as the Basic Input/Output System (BIOS), this ...
PC BIOS soon to be replaced by UEFI
Intel Solid-State Drive Toolbox Enables Users to Maximize SSD Performance over Time
On the heels of the Microsoft Windows 7 introduction, Intel Corporation today announced the availability of the Intel Solid-State Drive (SSD) Toolbox, with Intel SSD Optimizer and firmware update, for its ...