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Remember banking before the Internet? You received printed bank statements in the mail and had to manually reconcile the information with the written register in your checkbook. I don't miss it, but I also recognize the convenience of accessing my financial data through a bank website comes with some serious security considerations. According to a new consumer survey from Kaspersky Labs, I am not alone.
At the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas earlier this month, researchers demonstrated how a Nest thermostat can be hacked, to show how easily connected appliances--the household technologies that make up the Internet of Things--can be compromised. When you look beyond the demo's hyperbolic headlines, it turns out the hack requires physical access to the Nest device, but the questions remains, "How vulnerable is IoT?"
City of London Police has enlisted internet security expert Kaspersky Lab to help train its officers to tackle all levels of cybercrime.
A software vulnerability exploited by cyberweapons including Stuxnet and Flame is still being used to attack millions of users around the world four years after it was patched, a Kaspersky analysis has suggested.
Symantec and Kaspersky Lab have become the latest tech firms to be kicked off the Chinese Government's approved list, according to an unconfirmed report in the country's media.
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I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.