News tagged with security issues

Hackers could make smart homes stupid—or worse

Imagine the smart home of the future. Thanks to a central controller and wi-fi, not only does the thermostat power up and warm or cool the house as you are heading home. Smart light bulbs come on low at dusk ...

Jan 07, 2015
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Mobile medical apps risky

(Phys.org) —Possible risks associated with medical staff using mobile devices and software applications (apps) for professional purposes have been raised in a leading study at Monash University.

Jan 21, 2014
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Obama says US, China must develop cyber rules

President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping, treading carefully, avoided a direct public confrontation on cybersecurity as they opened a two-day summit aimed at forging closer personal ties between ...

Jun 08, 2013
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The dangers of too much Java

Justin Cappos, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU-Poly, has long been wary of the security risks inherent in Java, the programming language developed ...

Jan 31, 2013
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