With nothing more than a boarding pass bar code, someone could steal your airline miles, access your personal data, stalk you, and even cancel or register your flight to himself, a security researcher demonstrates.
Regardless of whether the Mirai botnet disrupts the U.S. election, IOT device exploits will continue to contribute to a less stable Internet until stronger security protocols are implemented, security experts say.
Hardly a modern invention, encryption has been in use for almost 4,000 years. Take a brief journey through history as we highlight some of the seminal moments in the development of coded communications.
While several tech titans require warrants to give police and prosecutors access to customers’ older stored communications, countless Internet companies with fewer legal resources likely are complying with agency-issued subpoenas.