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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 15 March 2016 - 07:55 PM

Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC vulnerability could compromise IoT security

By Mark Wilson
Published 2016-03-15

One of the greatest concerns surrounding the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) is its security, and it seems that some people's worst fears have just been realized. Security experts at Trend Micro have discovered a vulnerability in Qualcomm Snapdragon-produced SoC (system on a chip) devices. In fact, it is the same vulnerability that cropped up earlier in the month, affecting Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 6P and Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Android handsets.

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Posted 15 March 2016 - 07:56 PM

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It is time to prioritize security for Internet of Things and wearables

By Nazar Tymoshyk
Published 2016-03-15

We are on the cusp of a totally connected world. The Internet of Things is no longer an emerging trend, it has arrived. If you want evidence -- real evidence rather than the speculation of industry analysts -- then take a look at the $1.4 billion Cisco reputedly put on the table at the start of February to acquire IoT platform provider Jasper Technologies.

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