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    MirrorLink Car Smartphone Network Has Vulnerabilities, Claim Researchers

    MirrorLink Car Smartphone Network Has Vulnerabilities, Claim Researchers A system of rules that allow vehicles to communicate with smartphones may be vulnerable to hacking, a new study suggests. Many of today’s automobiles leave the factory with secret passengers: prototype software features that are disabled but that can be unlocked by clever drivers, researchers said. In […]

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    Apple Buys Security Firm LegbaCore That Exposed Vulnerabilities in OS X

    Apple has acquired LegbaCore, a security firm that has in the past pointed out vulnerabilities in its firmware. The Cupertino-based company quietly made the acquisition last year. As part of the buyout, which was revealed by security researcher Trammell Hudson in a presentation back last month (via MacRumors), Xeno Kovah and Corey Kallenberg, two researchers […]