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Global IoT security spending to reach USD 1.5bn in 2018: Gartner

Source: ChannelWorld Date: Mar 21st, 2018

This attack is fundamental to the system we have created for payments: a token is generated and sent to a Point of Sale (PoS) terminal and then forwarded on. A secure session is not established before payment processing starts. The attack boils down to blocking payment token from making it all the way. Attackers can capture and reuse this token.

This attack is fundamental to the system we have created for payments:  a token is generated and sent to a Point of Sale (PoS) terminal and then forwarded on.  A secure session is not established before payment processing starts.  The attack boils down to blocking payment token from making it all the way.  Attackers can capture and reuse this token.
Reflection of a QR code on PoS scanner used to own mobile payments

Source: theregister.co.uk Date: 23 March 2018

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BranchScope: A New Side-Channel Attack on Directional Branch Predictor

Source: UCR CS Dept Date: March 2018

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