SecState Doubts Email Security, OwnStar Adds BMW, Mercedes, Chrysler, Oracle Mocked

The US Secretary of State is worried about China and Russia hacking his email. OwnStar is expanding to add BMW, Mercedes, and Chrysler virtual keys on iOS, Oracle’s Chief Security Office -and EULA- gets mocked for telling security researchers, “Don’t, Just Don’t,” and the NSA loves AT&T for the “ability to spy on vast quantities of Internet traffic passing through the United States.”

 

Links:

SecDef on China, Russia, and email security:  http://www.cnet.com/news/john-kerry-says-he-assumes-russia-and-china-can-read-his-e-mails/

 

Oracle CSO says “Don’t, Just Don’t” http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:ntXM0RlghUUJ:https://blogs.oracle.com/maryanndavidson/entry/no_you_really_can_t+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us

 

The City of Rome’s EULA https://twitter.com/small_data/status/631185861275598848

 

Securityweek.com’s “Industry Reactions to Oracle CSO Rant” http://www.securityweek.com/industry-reactions-oracle-cso-rant-feedback-friday

 

The Covert World of People Trying to Edit Wikipedia—for Pay http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/08/wikipedia-editors-for-pay/393926/

 

NSA Spying Relies on AT&T’s ‘Extreme Willingness to Help’ https://www.propublica.org/article/nsa-spying-relies-on-atts-extreme-willingness-to-help

 

OwnStar Wi-Fi attack now grabs BMW, Mercedes, and Chrysler cars’ virtual keys

http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/08/simple-wi-fi-attack-grabs-bmw-mercedes-and-chrysler-cars-virtual-keys/

 

 

Thumbnail credit: American Bald Eagle taken at the Hoogle Zoo in UT by Therightclicks

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