A Vital Hack Could Turn Medical Devices Into Ventilators

As infections from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic continue to climb, hospitals around the world are struggling with a potentially fatal shortage of ventilators, the bedside machines that help patients breathe when they’re unable to do so on their own. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of lower-grade breathing devices known as continuous positive airway pressure machines sit […]

A Boeing Code Leak Exposes Security Flaws Deep in a 787’s Guts

Late one night last September, security scientist Ruben Santamarta beinged in his office in Madrid and partook in some imaginative googling, looking for technical files connected to his years-long fixation: the cybersecurity of aircrafts. He was shocked to find a totally unguarded server on Boeing'&#x 27; s network, relatively filled with code developed to operate […]

Security News This Week: Snapchat Employees Reportedly Spied on Private Snaps

The Memorial Day weekend starts on an alarming note for constitutional defenses. On Thursday, the United States federal government prosecuted WikiLeaks creator Julian Assange for breaching the Espionage Act. This is the very first time in contemporary history that the United States has actually charged the publisher of delicate products instead of the individual who […]