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Breakfast Bytes - The Dark Side of Smart Cities

9/6/2019

The Dark Side of Smart Cities

MP3 - The dark side of smart cities

 

 

Dark side of smart cities

https://www.axis.com/blog/secure-insights/what-smart-city/
 

A clothing line designed to distract the panopticon

https://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/item/33162-clothing-line-fools-big-brother-surveillance-by-making-you-look-like-a-car
 

Geofencing warrants

https://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/history/item/32494-geo-fencing-and-other-general-warrants-what-the-founders-would-have-done?vsmaid=4812&vcid=6680
 

Horror stories of hospital IN-security

https://www.secplicity.org/2019/08/23/medical-industry-nightmare/

Old OS
Poor password practices
Old insecure unpatched applications even for EMR data
Bacteria and mold growing on network equipment
Lack of actual datacenters or network closets where equipment is secured, maintained, and in a climate controlled scenario
Hospitals and their staff are prey to massive amounts of phishing attempts; fake invoices, ransomware, etc.

 
 
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