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Life-saving pacemakers could be hacked with malware

3 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Who would have thought that a pacemaker could end up killing you? Well, at the Black Hat information security conference in Las Vegas , researchers have demonstrated that it's possible to hack a pacemaker, and potentially manipulate it to kill the wearer. In a live session, Jonathon Butts of QED Secure Solutions and Billy Kim Rios of Whitescope.io showed the world just how easy it is to interfere with implanted medical devices by remotely switching off an insulin pump, before taking control of a pacemaker by hacking the program doctors use to monitor a patient's device. After asking anyone...
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Security researchers take control of a brand new Mac on first Wi-Fi connection

Security researchers take control of a brand new Mac on first Wi-Fi connection

3 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Security researchers at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas have demonstrated a method of taking control of a brand new Mac as it makes its first Wi-Fi connection.
A vulnerability in the way Macs handle Mobile Device Management allowed them to install unlimited malware on the machine prior to its owner even seeing the desktop for the first time...
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We won't have to wait for the Galaxy S10 in 2019, or even for the 2018 iPhones to see the first mobile chipset made with the next-gen 7nm process take the stage, it seems. A... Read more ...

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HTC U12 Life Will Come With Android 8.1

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Apple Releases iOS 12 Beta 7 And Then Pulls It

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Nvidia announces the Turing architecture and its first ray tracing GPU

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Select 12-inch MacBook models sold out at Best Buy, could hint at fall refresh

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Unlike previous years, Apple did not update the 12-inch MacBook this spring. Typically, the company does a spec bump to the line every March or April. more... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features a record-breaking display

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features a record-breaking display

Samsung's reputation for creating the world's greatest OLED smartphone displays is undeniable at this point , but that doesn't mean the South Korean electronics giant is... Read more ...

IOS 12 and macOS Mojave won't ship with Group FaceTime at launch

IOS 12 and macOS Mojave won't ship with Group FaceTime at launch

This is a disappointing development: Group FaceTime for iPhone, iPad, and Mac appears to be delayed and won't be ready in time for iOS 12 and macOS Mojave launch next month... Read more ...

First wave of Fortnite invitations are going out now to Android users; more...

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