Researchers Hack Office Building Using Drone

Singapore Researchers have demonstrated their ability to hack into the wireless printer in a secured office located in a 30-story office building, using a Samsung smart phone attached to a standard drone from DJI.  Wired Magazine reports that researchers at iTrust, a cybersecurity research center at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, developed applications for a smart phone attached to a drone allowing them to identify vulnerabilities in wireless networks.

 

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Phishing Attack Prevention: How to Identify & Avoid Phishing Scams

Companies are falling victim to phishing attacks from both educational and technical standpoints.

From the educational standpoint, enterprises are not preparing end users correctly, and need to educate employees on evolving attacker methods. Companies have traditionally done a good job educating employees on standard phishing emails that are often poorly worded, and not well executed – making them easy to spot. However, advances in spear phishing have made attacks targeted, highly relevant and personalized with the help of social media.