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Email hacks router

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A whole range of Arcor, Asus and TP-Link routers are vulnerable to being reconfigured remotely without authorisation. On his blog, security researcher Bogdan Calin demonstrates that just displaying an email within the router's own network can have far-reaching consequences: when opened, his specially crafted test email reconfigures the wireless router so that it redirects the user's internet data traffic.

Evolving security standards a challenge for cloud computing

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Any enterprise looking to use cloud computing services will also be digging into what laws and regulations might hold in terms of security and privacy of data stored in the cloud. At the Cloud Security Alliance Congress in Orlando this week, discussion centered on two important regulatory frameworks now being put in place in Europe and the U.S.

The Insecurity of Networks

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Not computer networks, networks in general: Findings so far suggest that networks of networks pose risks of catastrophic danger that can exceed the risks in isolated systems. A seemingly benign disruption can generate rippling negative effects.

Wozniak Says Cloud Issues 'Horrendous'

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While Steve Wozniak's main concern is with cloud user agreements, there are security issues as well. Wired reporter Mat Honan reported that his iCloud account had been hacked on Friday, and that the intruder had remotely wiped the shared content on all of his devices -- including MacBook Air, iPhone and iPad.

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