shoes

Your $350 Nike self-lacing sneakers aren’t as smart as you hoped

Owners of Nike’s “smart” sneakers are up in arms that their $350 footwear had been bricked by a faulty Android app update.

Sometimes simple is better than “smart”.


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Smashing Security #116: Stalking debtors, Facebook farce, and a cyber insurance snag

How would *you* track someone who owed you money? What was the colossal flaw Facebook left on its website for anyone to exploit and hijack accounts? And what excuse are insurance companies giving for not paying victims of the NotPetya malware millions of dollars?

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Joe Carrigan of the Information Security Institute at Johns Hopkins University.


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Shoe retailer Office lost details of over one million customers in hack, but escapes fine

ICO fails to sock it to shoe retailer Office, following massive data breach.

What sort of message does that send to other companies?


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You won’t see any mention on its homepage, but shoe retailer Office has been hacked

UK shoe retailer Office has sent its customers an email, explaining that it has suffered a serious security breach.

It hasn’t seen fit to mention it on its homepage though…


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