Posts tagged "tech"

DHS Is Funding a Boeing Project for Enhanced Biometrics to Be Used as a Means for Device Self-Destruction

DHS is funding a Boeing project for enhanced biometrics to be used as a means for device self-destruction after identifying it is no longer being used by its owner: The technology powering the devices potentially could identify the user’s walking style, for example. Officials would be alerted if the gait does not match the authorized… Continue reading

Shortsighted Federal Bureau of Investigation Considered Taking Apple to Court Over Encryption Fears

The shortsighted Federal Bureau of Investigation considered taking Apple to court due to their encryption capabilities built-in to iMessage, Facetime, and iOS devices: The clash with Cupertino was reportedly sparked by an investigation this summer — “involving guns and drugs” — in which a court order was obtained, demanding that Apple provide real time iMessages… Continue reading

Kali Linux 2.0 Top 10 Post Install Tips

If you are a penetration tester or just interested in the tools attackers use then chances are you are more than familiar with Kali Linux. The distro was recently updated to Kali Linux 2.0, and here are the top ten post-install tips designed to maximize your experience with this outstanding OS: There’s several ways you… Continue reading

IoT Working Group Crafts Framework for Security, Privacy

A tech industry working group convened and drafted an IoT security and privacy framework for locking down home automation, and consumer health and fitness wearable devices with standard security best practices: The framework calls for IoT makers to have the ability to fix bugs quickly and reliably via remote updates or other notifications to consumers… Continue reading