Industry Innovation

Hackability of Volkswagen’s Keyless Entry System Exposed

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: Industry Innovation, Tech|

Hackers using cheap wireless devices pose a threat to millions of cars equipped with Volkswagen's keyless entry system, according to a study from the University of Birmingham. Scheduled for presentation Friday at the USENIX security conference in Austin, Texas, the study shows that thieves can use a simple wireless device to unlock the doors of millions [...]

Google makes it easier to do the 2 step

By | September 11th, 2013|Categories: Industry Innovation, Tech|Tags: |

Google on Monday began rolling out a new two-step authentication feature, Google Prompt, targeting enterprise employees. The new option consists of a pop-up that displays a mobile user's name and profile image, and that specifies the location and device involved in the attempted sign-in. The device owner is asked whether to allow or deny the sign-in. [...]

Companies in the Dark About Their Open Source Risk Exposure

By | August 25th, 2013|Categories: Industry Innovation, Tech|Tags: |

Commercial software is full of security vulnerabilities from unpatched open source components developers use, according to a report Black Duck Softwareissued last week. Software companies misjudge how much open source code their commercial products contain, the report says. The report, titled "The State of Open Source Security in Commercial Applications," is based on an analysis of [...]