J.M. Porup

Internet

This Workaround Lets 2.6 Million Cubans Surf the Web

Apretaste is opening up more internet services to the millions of Cubans who have email but no web access.
J.M. Porup
12.2.15
FDA

Drug Pump Maker Denies Security Patch to Researcher Who Found Vulnerabilities

Jeremy Richards has found multiple security holes in Hospira's drug pumps, but the company doesn't want to work with him.
J.M. Porup
12.1.15
security

Ransomware Is Coming to Medical Devices

The only question is when—and what we are going to do about it.
J.M. Porup
11.19.15
News

The FBI Says Hackers Are Targeting Emergency Services

As 911 gets more technologically advanced, the vulnerability to cyberattack increases.
J.M. Porup
11.16.15
News

Hospitals Are Under ‘Constant Attempts at Attack’ from Hackers, FDA Says

The agency is talking up threats to hospitals and medical devices, but not following up with enforcement.
J.M. Porup
11.13.15
News

Secure Email Service ProtonMail Thinks Government Might Be Behind a DDoS Attack

ProtonMail is back online after a very large DDoS attack.
J.M. Porup
11.10.15
News

Apple Doesn’t Want Talks About Hacking on Apple TV

The Chaos Computer Club had its Apple TV app rejected for including videos on hacking and jailbreaking.
J.M. Porup
11.2.15
Facebook

People Are Mad that Facebook and Google Sponsored a Privacy Event

Google, Facebook, and Palantir were some of the controversial sponsors of Amsterdam Privacy Week.
J.M. Porup
10.26.15
Toronto

Meet the Real-Life Mr. Robot

Confessions of a professional cyber stalker.
J.M. Porup
10.20.15
Health

Why Aren't There Better Cybersecurity Regulations for Medical Devices?

From pacemakers to drug pumps, critical medical devices have been shown to be incredibly vulnerable.
J.M. Porup
10.19.15
Science

How a Frozen Neutrino Observatory Grapples with Staggering Amounts of Data

Sensors collect terabytes of raw data every day in an attempt to discover the source of ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays.
J.M. Porup
10.16.15
security

Finally, a 'Reasonably-Secure' Operating System: Qubes R3

The world's most secure operating system assumes you've been owned.
J.M. Porup
10.5.15
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