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    Apple Watch: 8 Security Issues

    Experts Outline Privacy, Tracking and Fraud Concerns By Mathew J. Schwartz<br>Tracy Kitten
    Apple Watch: 8 Security Issues

    Apple has unveiled its long-awaited Apple Watch, which the company will begin shipping in nine countries on April 24. Security experts highlight the use of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi as potential security concerns and discuss other security-related issues.

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    Apple Pay: Authentication a Soft Spot

    Mobile a Breeding Ground for Counterfeit Card Fraud By Tracy Kitten
    Apple Pay: Authentication a Soft Spot

    New exploits linked to Apple Pay aren't compromising the mobile device's security, but instead are taking advantage of lax authentication practices used by banking institutions to verify cards that are loaded to the iPhone for Apple Pay purchases.

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    Four Steps for Securing Medical Devices

    Philips Healthcare Security Leader Describes Strategy By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Four Steps for Securing Medical Devices

    As new cyberthreats emerge, medical device maker Philips Healthcare is implementing a four-prong strategy for ensuring the cybersecurity of its products. Michael McNeil, global product security and services officer, outlines the steps.

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    Time to Ban the 'Bloatware'

    When Manufacturers Preload 'Free' Apps, Buyers Lose By Mathew Schwartz
    Time to Ban the 'Bloatware'

    Manufacturers of PCs and mobile devices must end the practice of preloading "bloatware." Lenovo's experience with offering "free" adware shows the hidden security and performance tradeoffs buyers must endure.

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    Report: Spies Stole SIM Encryption Keys

    Snowden-Leaked Documents: SIM Card Maker Gemalto Hacked By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Report: Spies Stole SIM Encryption Keys

    A British/American intelligence team hacked Gemalto - the world's largest SIM manufacturer - and stole encryption keys that can be used to intercept and eavesdrop on cellular communication, according to a news report citing leaked documents.

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