Friday, September 19, 2014

Google Glass susceptible to hacker profiling

According to Kaspersky Lab, a wearable technology Google Glass is prone to hacker profiling through network vendors attacks. Kaspersky researchers, Roberto Martinez and Juan Andres Guerrero have done in-depth analysis of Google Glass and Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 in search of privacy issues that could be faced by users. Bluetooth or Wi-Fi can be used to browse the web through Google Glass. Wi-Fi doesn’t need a separate mobile device to access the Internet. According to security researcher, as the data transmission is not fully encrypted giving an opportunity for intruders to intercept sensitive information via Man-in-The-Middle (MiTM) attacks. <more>

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