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PayThink Host card emulation’s a key tech, but it has security holes

The rise of smartphone-based ‘tap-to-pay’ payments shows no signs of slowing down. It is estimated that mobile payments will amount to $14 trillion by 2022. To keep up with this trend, banks

Hardware/Network

Hardware hacks: The next generation of cybercrime

Every 39 seconds there is a cyber attack affecting one out of three Americans. All organizations need to take proactive measures and think like the attackers that are infiltrating their networks. Click

Hardware/Network

The edge – The future of the IT industry or just hype?

The architecture of IT has been on a lengthy and complicated journey, and with the demand for increased flexibility brought about through the rise of software and remote working, the

Industry Insights

Major vulnerabilities found in popular wireless presentation system

F-Secure consultants have discovered several exploitable vulnerabilities in Barco’s ClickShare wireless presentation system. Attackers can use the flaws to intercept and manipulate information during presentations, steal passwords and other confidential

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Understanding the Risk of Zero-Day Exploits

While the best protective measures can’t protect your business completely from a zero-day attack, many of the same cybersecurity best practices are useful for protecting against zero-day exploits. Click here

Software

Unpatchable KeyWe smart lock can be easily picked

A design flaw in the KeyWe smart lock (GKW-2000D), which is mostly used for remote-controlled entry to private residences, can be exploited by attackers to gain access to the dwellings,

Hardware/Network

BYOD security challenges leave companies at risk

Organizations aren’t moving quickly enough on cybersecurity threats linked to the drive toward using personal mobile devices in the workplace, warns a QUT privacy researcher. Click here to view original webpage at

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Chinese government to replace foreign hardware and software within three years

Beijing officials have ordered all government offices and public institutions to replace foreign hardware and software with Chinese alternatives within the next three years. The mass replacement process was detailed

Industry Insights

New Apple Security Update Could Scrap Your Old MacBook: Here’s What You Do

When it comes to computers, phones and tablets, Apple has always tried to take a security lead, ensuring that your expensive hardware and precious data remains safe. It’s a lockdown

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Hacking robotic vehicles is easier than you might think

Robotic vehicles like Amazon delivery drones or Mars rovers can be hacked more easily than people may think, a research from the University of British Columbia suggests. Click here to view original