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Cellphones can steal data from 'air-gapped computers'

Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Cyber Security Research Center have discovered that virtually any cellphone infected with a malicious code can use GSM phone frequencies to steal critical information ...

dateJul 28, 2015 in Security
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Stolen data finder could reduce harm for companies

Business owners don't need IT skills to understand that data breaches are serious. Certainly big names in retail and health care know by experience that such breaches have serious after-effects. Breaches have an impact on ...

Italian surveillance company hacked, documents stolen

An Italian surveillance firm known for selling malicious software used by police bodies and spy agencies has succumbed to a cyberattack, the firm's spokesman said Monday, confirming an embarrassing breach which sent documents ...

Officials: Second hack exposed military and intel data

Hackers linked to China have gained access to the sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel for security clearances, U.S. officials said Friday, describing a cyberbreach of federal ...

Subway riders' smartphones could carry tracking malware

Millions of city dwellers with smartphones in hand, pocket or bag, use trains to get around night and day, seven days a week. The incoming message from three researchers in China is that an attacker could track them based ...

NSA planned hack of Google app store

The US National Security Agency developed plans to hack into data links to app stores operated by Google and Samsung to plant spyware on smartphones, a media report said Thursday.

Rombertik malware: evasive, layered, out to steal

By now, you can at least compose some of the story line for a made-for-Hollywood script. Ten times over. Researchers at XYZ discover malware that steals login credentials and data. The malware du jour is given a menacing ...

BitWhisper turns up heat on air-gap security

Ben Gurion University reported Monday that researcher Mordechai Guri, assisted by Matan Munitz and guided by Prof. Yuval Elovici, uncovered a way to breach air-gapped systems—that's quite something considering that air-gapped ...

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