July 2015

NSA Says It Will End Access to 215 Records in November

The National Security Agency says that once its legal authority to conduct Section 215 bulk telephone surveillance ends on Nov. 29, its analysts no longer will be allowed to access the database that holds all of the collected Section 215 records. In May, an appeals court ruled that bulk telephone metadata collection as performed by […]

Honeywell Patches Flaws in Tuxedo Touch Home Automation Controller

A researcher has identified two vulnerabilities affecting Honeywell’s Tuxedo Touch automation controllers. The vendor has released a firmware update to patch the security holes.
Honeywell Tuxedo Touch is designed to allow users to control cameras, thermostats, lights, shades, and locks via a touchscreen or voice commands.
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