Cisco Introduces a 5G Security Architecture to Enable Secure Network Transformation

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Smart devices, including our cars and appliances, are now connected to a network. We’ve seen steady advances in wireless technology and now we’re seeing trials of 5G connectivity, a phenomena that’s likely to bring life-changing innovations. Those of us watching the Winter Olympics in South Korea have seen a major 5G trial taking place. Cameras… Read more »

Microsoft Issues Security Patch Update for 14 Critical Vulnerabilities

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Microsoft has released its monthly security update for February 2018, addressing a total of 50 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, web browsers and other products. Fourteen of the security updates are listed as critical, 34 are rated as important, and 2 of them are rated as moderate in severity. The critical… Read more »

Hackers Infiltrated Tesla to Mine Cryptocurrency

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The unidentified attackers found their way in through cracks in Tesla’s cloud environment, according to a report issued by RedLock security on February 20. The miners were able to gain access via an unprotected Tesla Kubernete console—an open source system that manages applications. Included on this console were the access credentials to Tesla’s Amazon Web… Read more »

Top Spooks from the UK, France and Germany unite to warn Brussels over post-Brexit Security

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Meeting at the Munich Security Conference the trio of spooks also pushed for an agreement on cross-border information sharing in order to monitor suspect terrorists. Spy chiefs from Britain, France, and Germany today warned their intelligence co-operation post-Brexit was ‘indispensable’ in an unprecedented intervention. Alex Younger, the head of MI6, and his European counterparts met in… Read more »