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Coming out of stealth mode with a bang!

Posted: May 21, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

We are humbled to have been given the opportunity to launch CoroNet at no other than TechCrunch Startup Battlefield in NY. It was an amazing experience, and we are very grateful to the great team at TechCrunch for selecting us as one if the 24 startups highlighted at the event! Read all about it here

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A Police Gadget Tracks Phones?

Posted: March 18, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

A powerful new surveillance tool being adopted by police departments across the country comes with an unusual requirement: To buy it, law enforcement officials must sign a nondisclosure agreement preventing them from saying almost anything about the technology. Read more

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“FREAK” flaw in Android and Apple devices cripples HTTPS crypto protection

Posted: March 5, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

Security experts have discovered a potentially catastrophic flaw that for more than a decade has made it possible for attackers to decrypt HTTPS-protected traffic passing between Android or Apple devices and hundreds of thousands or millions of websites, including AmericanExpress.com, Bloomberg.com, NSA.gov, and FBI.gov. Read More

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Siri’s Voice Could Carry Sensitive Info to an Attacker

Posted: January 29, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

Researchers from Italy and Poland managed to devise an attack that uses Siri’s audio stream to Apple’s server to deliver to an attacker private info stolen from the victim’s iPhone. Exfiltrating the information is done by embedding it in the voice traffic, which is then intercepted by the threat actor through a man-in-the-middle technique. Basically, it is steganography, the method for concealing data in a container that preserves its properties intact. Read More  

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More fake cell towers discovered in Washington, D.C.?

Posted: January 13, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

18 Interceptor Cell towers found in Washington DC, around the White House, FBI HQ, and the Russian Embassy. Read More

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17 fake cell towers discovered in one month

Posted: January 13, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

CryptoPhone users found 17 fake “cell towers” in a month, but don’t know who deployed them or why. Read More  

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Target Confirms Point-Of-Sale Data Breach, Announces It Exposed 40 Million Credit Card Numbers

Posted: January 13, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

Target announced that between November 27 and December 15 its point-of-sale systems – the cash registers mounted at the check-out areas of its stores – suffered an attack that exposed an estimated 40 million credit and debit card numbers. Read More  

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‘Darkhotel’ hack targets executives using hotel Internet

Posted: January 13, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

Over the last four years, malicious hackers have been stealing data from company executives while they stay in luxury hotels in an attack known as “Darkhotel,” Read More  

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Feds gather phone data from the sky with aircraft mimicking cell towers

Posted: January 13, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of mobile phones through devices deployed on airplanes that mimic cellphone towers http://www.wsj.com/articles/americans-cellphones-targeted-in-secret-u-s-spy-program-1415917533

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