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Black Hat keynote: U.S. should buy up zero day attacks for 10 times going rate

By Tim Greene, Network World | August 7th, 2014 Dan Greer has other suggestions to improve cyber security that will make software vendors ‘yell bloody murder’. Las Vegas — The U.S. government should pay 10 times the going rate for zero-day software flaws in order to corner the market and then make those vulnerabilities public …

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Black Hat 2014: How to steal security codes from home alarm systems

By Tim Greene, Network World | August 4th, 2014 A $50 device made with off the shelf hardware can. For $50 attackers can build a radio device that cracks home alarm systems and other common security devices, Black Hat 2014 attendees will hear this week. A combination of a microcontroller and a single-board computer comprises …

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Researchers to name the most hackable cars at Black Hat

By Lucas Mearian, Computerworld | August 4th, 2014 An attacker who penetrates a vehicle’s radio or Bluetooth connection can gain access to other critical functions. A report to be presented this week at the Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas will detail which vehicles are most vulnerable to hacker attacks via a car’s Bluetooth, …

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