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.
Security researcher Marie Moe has a personal and potentially dangerous connection to the Internet: Following a medical emergency, Moe was outfitted with a pacemaker, in which she has discovered cybersecurity vulnerabilities, she reveals at hacker conference CCC.
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.