Tag Archives: hacking

Mobile Security: Finally a Serious Problem?

Abstract The growing popularity of wireless technology may have finally attracted enough hackers to make the potential for serious security threats a reality. Comments This paper gives an overview of the growing potential of hacker attacks directed towards mobile media.  The rush to bring new mobile media to market compromises security efforts. Computationally capable ‘smart’ phones allow [...]

War Texting: Weaponizing Machine 2 Machine

Abstract Devices have been attached to the telephone network for years. Typically, we think of these devices in terms of modems, faxes, or TTY systems. Now, there is a growing shift in the nature of the devices that are accessible over the telephone network. Today, A-GPS tracking devices, 3G Security Cameras, Urban Traffic Control systems, [...]