My girlfriend was on the prowl for a new vehicle not too long ago, and decided on a Subaru. Not only do the company's vehicles arguably receive some of the highest safety ratings in the States, but their policy of across-the-board all wheel drive is another nicety I love about them. Even so, she wouldn't think of ditching her safety belt, no matter how safe the cars claim to be.
Russia and Brazil are hacking Facebook, and the social network is paying them to do it.
Facebook paid out US$1.5 million to security researchers worldwide last year as part of its Bug Bounty programme, and the two emerging markets were responsible for reporting some of the most critical threats, according to a report Facebook released this week.
A 5-year-old San Diego boy has been commended by Microsoft for his security skills after finding a vulnerability in the company's Xbox games console.
Kristoffer Von Hasssel's parents noticed earlier this year that he was logged into his father's Xbox Live account and playing games he was not supposed to.
A Tesla enthusiast has sparked a thousand variations on headlines saying “Tesla hacked” by working out that in-car network traffic is visible on a port designed for service access to the network.
The thread on the Tesla Motors Club forum begins in March, and reveals various traffic types that are visible on the network segment that connects the centre console (192.168.0.100), the navigation screen (192.168.0.101) and a gateway device (192.168.0.102).
In an evaluative lab test, FireEye and Ahnlab each scored “below average” on their breach-detection systems (BDS) in a comparative group product test which was conducted by NSS Labs.
NSS Labs tested how well malware would be caught by the AhnLab MDS, FireEye’s Web MPS 4310 and Email MPS 5300, the General Dynamics’ product Fidelis XPS Direct 1000 , the Fortinet FortiSandbox 3000D, Cisco’s Sourcefire Advanced Malware Protection, and Trend Micro’s Deep Discovery Inspector Model 1000. NSS also tested for stability and reliability, and estimated the cost effectiveness of each product.