Thursday, 21 February 2013

Startup Red Balloon Security to Protect Printers and Other Devices

The MIT review reports on a startup aiming to protect printers, phones, and other devices from hackers. It will announce the first device running its defensive code this week. This is an important development. Embedded devices are typically poorly protected, run legacy software and are rarely designed to be patched. They are inviting targets for advanced persistent threats, as we saw with Stuxnet.

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