The fact that automated license plate recognition (ALPR) systems can store data for years is apparently not the only disturbing thing about them. Some of them are exposed online and are easily accessible to anyone with an internet connection and a…
Apigee, a service that specializes in managing APIs for developers and enterprises, launched a new security product today that aims to protect APIs from malicious bots. The new Apigee Sense service uses predictive analytics to identify malicious bots to prevent them from accessing its customers’ applications. The company argues that some studies already show that more than half of all… Read More
In a move that is sure to end well for the Department Of Homeland Security and the police in Lebanon, New Hampshire, officials have asked a New Hampshire public library to shut down its TOR node to prevent terrorism and other mean, nasty things. The library was the first in the country to run a secure TOR exit node – essentially a system that allows users to web surf securely from… Read More
Uber has hired the duo behind a spectacular hack earlier this year that involved taking remote control of a Jeep Cherokee.
Wired writer Andy Greenberg experienced this firsthand — he wrote that he was driving on a St. Louis highway when Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek used a laptop 10 miles away to make the radio, air conditioning and windshield wipers go haywire. Then they cut the… Read More