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Friday, July 24, 2015

Firewalls can't protect today's connected cars

Computerworld Security: July 24, 2015

Firewalls can't protect today's connected cars

While the automobile industry pursues more secure internal bus architectures,
security experts say no network firewall will ever be totally secure, and it's
more important to be able to detect and stop an attack rather than blocking it.

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1. Just say no to connected cars

2. WordPress gets a patch for critical XSS flaw

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Just say no to connected cars

Around 5% of new vehicles already include some form of embedded technology
inside. But have you thought about the consequences?

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Understanding the Advanced Persistent Threat

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WordPress gets a patch for critical XSS flaw

Developers of the WordPress blogging platform have released a critical security
update to fix a flaw that can be exploited to take over websites.


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