Category: Research

Are millennials keeping their data safe?

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Norton reports one in three millennials use the same password for all accounts; 53 percent have shared passwords with friends or family. By DECCAN CHRONICLE [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] While the awareness level in millennials is high about the latest trends in technology and gadgets, it is alarming to see how the knowledge is not being translated well into practice, making them an easy prey for…

Burning Umbrella: An Intelligence Report on the Winnti Umbrella and Associated State-Sponsored Attackers

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] • We assess with high confidence that the Winnti umbrella is associated with the Chinese state intelligence apparatus, with at least some elements located in the Xicheng District of Beijing. • A number of Chinese state intelligence operations from 2009 to 2018 that were previously unconnected publicly are in fact linked to the Winnti umbrella. • We assess with high confidence that multiple publicly reported threat actors…

Comparison of VoIP and TETRA Regarding Security in a Safety Critical Environment

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] In this document, University of Applied Sciences FH Technikum Wien (Vienna, Austria) analyze security threats on VoIP (Voice over IP) and TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) solutions and mitigation techniques. [nbsp_tc] [/text_tc][spacer_tc pixels=’10’][/spacer_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Conclusion [/text_tc][spacer_tc pixels=’10’][/spacer_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] “We recommend Tetra for safety critical environments like vessel and port terminal operations, Airports and government emergency authorities….

Eavesdropping over Visible Light, research confirms that is possible and the attack is less limited

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Visible light communication (VLC) is one of the newest technologies that has been developed for short and middle range data communication,[nbsp_tc]as a commercial solution is predicted to have a considerable market penetration in the near future due to the advantages the technology brings. VLC provides a flexible communication channel that, according to the standard [2], allows data transfer rates ranging from 11.67 kb/s to…

Somebody’s watching! When cameras are more than just ‘smart’

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Every year the number of smart devices grows. Coffee machines, bracelets, fridges, cars and loads of other useful gadgets have now gone smart. We are now seeing the emergence of smart streets, roads and even cities. Devices such as smart cameras have long been part of everyday life for many, as communication devices, components in security and video surveillance systems, to keep an eye…