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Making mobile health effective and secure

With Internet-connected medical technology and digitized health records on the rise, cybersecurity is a growing concern for patients and hospitals alike. One research team is taking a holistic approach to strengthening the ...

dateDec 18, 2015 in Software
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Malware in BIOS stirs concern at Black Hat meet

(Phys.org) -- Security researcher Jonathan Brossard has drawn attention to a backdoor espionage problem that is in an ornery class by itself. Presenting his finds at the recent Defcon and Black Hat events, Brossard has shown ...

dateAug 02, 2012 in Software report
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Microsoft to patch 17-year-old bug

(PhysOrg.com) -- Microsoft's February security update will include a patch for a bug that dates back to Windows NT 3.1, which was released in July 1993. The vulnerability has been present but undetected in every 32-bit version ...

dateFeb 08, 2010 in Software report
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Adobe plugs Flash webcam spy hole

(PhysOrg.com) -- Adobe engineers on Thursday fixed a vulnerability in its Flash software that could enable attackers to use a person’s computer webcam or microphone feeds for spying on the person. Adobe made changes ...

dateOct 22, 2011 in Software report
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