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- Hacker Finds He Can Remotely Kill Car Engines After Breaking Into GPS Tracking
- A hacker by the name of L&M broke into to GPS systems from iTrack and ProTrack which are apps used to manage and monitor fleets of trucks and vehicles. About 27,000 accounts.
- He could track and shut down the engines of any vehicle either parked or driving under 12 miles per hour
- He found a flaw in their Android app which set the default password to 123456 for all new user accounts and brute forced the user names. He also wrote a script to login to the accounts.
- Microsoft says password expiration policies are stupid and will be removing them from their security baselines
- Skip the Surveillance By Opting Out of Face Recognition At Airports
- Debate: Is it InfoSec or Cybersecurity ?
- Check out Scott’s new company: ClickArmor
- More news about Scott’s new venture coming soon on the show!
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Shared Security Podcast authored by Tom Eston. Read the original post at: https://sharedsecurity.net/2019/05/24/remotely-killing-car-engines-password-expiration-policies-facial-recognition-at-airports-infosec-vs-cybersecurity/