Stefanie Hoffman

Recent articles by Stefanie Hoffman

Car 'hacking' possible via embedded devices

Car 'hacking' possible via embedded devices

On-board TVs and GPS devices increase risks
Stefanie Hoffman Sep 7 2011, 2:44PM Hardware
Black Hat: Everyday office tools subject to hacks

Black Hat: Everyday office tools subject to hacks

Documents archived on photocopier and scanner hard drives of particular concern.
Stefanie Hoffman Aug 8 2011, 10:05AM Hardware
Black Hat guru says recent attacks good for IT security

Black Hat guru says recent attacks good for IT security

Urges organisations to take action 'before the house is on fire'.
Stefanie Hoffman Aug 4 2011, 7:33AM Hardware
Apple fixes critical flaws in iOS, iWork

Apple fixes critical flaws in iOS, iWork

Flaws only exploitable from a 'privileged network position'.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 27 2011, 9:41AM Hardware
MacBook batteries open the door to hackers

MacBook batteries open the door to hackers

Default passwords open to exploitation.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 25 2011, 8:38AM Hardware
Sony insurer not paying hack damages claims

Sony insurer not paying hack damages claims

Sony estimates costs from breaches at $178 million.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 25 2011, 8:38AM Hardware
US partners wary of defense cyber security plan

US partners wary of defense cyber security plan

The comprehensive cyber security strategy outlined by the U.S. Department of Defense last week might be well a well-intentioned effort to counteract cyber attacks, but channel partners say that the document will likely be ineffective at best, and could potentially weaken the reseller community at worst.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 25 2011, 8:38AM Hardware
Check Point names channel chief as president

Check Point names channel chief as president

Reports rise in second quarter profit.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 19 2011, 8:17AM Hardware
Apple patches critical PDF jailbreaking flaw in iOS update

Apple patches critical PDF jailbreaking flaw in iOS update

Update available through iTunes.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 18 2011, 9:10AM Hardware
McAfee's channel nervous after president's departure

McAfee's channel nervous after president's departure

Local chief assures channel that it's business as usual.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 14 2011, 6:42AM Hardware
Trend Micro protects Android, iOS with mobile security launch

Trend Micro protects Android, iOS with mobile security launch

Releases study revealing slack corporate polices for personal devices.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 12 2011, 1:36PM Hardware
Microsoft to issue 'light' four-patch update tomorrow

Microsoft to issue 'light' four-patch update tomorrow

Follows June's massive patch bulletin with 24 vulnerabilities.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 11 2011, 8:24AM Hardware
Washington post hack compromises 1.27m job seeker accounts

Washington post hack compromises 1.27m job seeker accounts

E-mail address stolen but passwords left untouched.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 8 2011, 8:55AM Hardware
Apple pledges to fix critical iOS 'jailbreaking' flaw

Apple pledges to fix critical iOS 'jailbreaking' flaw

Flaw could see the installation of apps not authorised by Apple's app store.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 8 2011, 8:55AM Hardware
Spearphishing costs victims $A1.2b

Spearphishing costs victims $A1.2b

Attacks treble in past year, says Cisco.
Stefanie Hoffman Jul 4 2011, 9:32AM Security
Facebook hires Sony PS3 Hacker

Facebook hires Sony PS3 Hacker

George Hotz believed to be working on FB's iPad app.
Stefanie Hoffman Jun 30 2011, 9:50AM Hardware
Apple issues 28 patches in final Snow Leopard update

Apple issues 28 patches in final Snow Leopard update

Last shot of extra security before Lion upgrade.
Stefanie Hoffman Jun 27 2011, 9:57AM Security
British teen arrested in LulzSec sting

British teen arrested in LulzSec sting

Forensic investigation is ongoing.
Stefanie Hoffman Jun 22 2011, 10:27AM Hardware
Kaspersky enlists Ingram Micro in war on Symantec and McAfee

Kaspersky enlists Ingram Micro in war on Symantec and McAfee

Security company hopes Ingram will aid its efforts in the enterprise.
Stefanie Hoffman Jun 22 2011, 10:26AM Hardware
'Mass Meshing' attack slips through Google's net

'Mass Meshing' attack slips through Google's net

Mass-meshing attack combines SQL injection with drive-by-download.
Stefanie Hoffman Jun 20 2011, 9:21AM Hardware

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