Android users beware: 146 bugs found in preinstalled apps
Kryptowire's DHS-funded research again exposes a battery of security threats.Kryptowire's research is the latest in what's become a near-annual detailing of the pervasive security threats posed by manufacturer and carrier firmware found on Android devices. This year Kryptowire found 146 new vulnerabilities on phones shipped by 29 manufacturers, using a new tool that scans firmware for vulnerabilities without requiring a physical phone. Six preinstalled apps on Samsung devices accounted for 33 of the vulnerabilities.
Systems Integration Integrate data with existing software programs your business already uses. Zonar , the leader in smart fleet technology, announced today the availability of a grant assistance program provided by Learn, Design, Apply Inc. an industry leader in grant funding.
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, a Seattle-based company that provides electronic fleet inspection and tracking systems for public and private fleets, experienced a firmware glitch on New Year’s Day affecting a significant number of its devices.
Ben Hohmann, a Zonar spokesperson, confirmed the glitch and said the company is working to fix it. The issue is affecting, which is used primarily for school bus safety inspections.
Hohmann described the device as Zonar’s “legacy product.” It debuted more than a decade ago and is equipped with Zonar’s(Electronic Verified Inspection Reporting) that uses RFID technology.
Pre-installed apps on low-end Android phones are full of security holes
In what has become an annual reckoning, security research company Kryptowire recently published its 2019 report on the state of manufacturer-installed software and firmware for Android devices and, to no one's surprise, they found more than 140 bugs which could be exploited for malicious purposes. The DHS-funded report uncovered 146 apps, which come pre-installed on inexpensive Android handsets, would pull shenanigans like eavesdropping through the microphone, unilaterally changing their permissions or surreptitiously transmitting data back to the manufacturer without ever notifying the user.
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Zonar offers a variety of fleet management and telematics packages to best suit your fleets needs. 2010 Electronic Inspection Device . Zonar Logs Hours of Service. OperatorID Driver Verification. Child Check Safety Alert System . SafeStop School Bus Tracking App.
The devices are older and can’t be immediately updated over-the-air. Zonar declined to say how many devices were affected. The company is working on “formulating an individualized plan” so that customers using the 2010 devices can get the update within a couple of days, Hohmann said.
“Is it a significant number of devices? Sure,” Hohmann said. “But it’s not a major proportion of the devices that we have out there.”
Zonar has millions of other IoT monitoring devices in operation.
We’ve asked if the glitch is related to the date changeover from 2019 to 2010, and we’ll update this story as we learn more information.
Cisco VoIP adapters have critical security flaws
Tenable Research has found 19 flaws in Cisco VoIP adapters that could allow an attacker eavesdrop on conversations and initiate fraudulent phone calls.If exploited, these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to eavesdrop on a user's conversations, initiate fraudulent phone calls and even pivot further into their internal network.
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Founded in 2001, Zonar provides GPS and telematics hardware and software solutions for fleets across a variety of industries such as construction, transportation, utility, and more. The idea is to use hardware and software to help fleet operators save money on fuel, improve maintenance, and increase safety.
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Zonar recentlyformer Oracle and Hewlett-Packard veteran Michael Gould as its chief operating officer.
Experts 'words: Clyo System, an innovative expert in POS and management solutions
This number of Experts' words is devoted to the Cash register and order management software market. The expert's lighting with Yoni Bensoussan, Director of Clyo Systems.
In France, the market for cash registers and order management systems is booming, supported by the 2018 Finance Law. The challenge for market players is to offer solutions to meet the future tax standard NF525. "The main challenge is to secure the boxes and ensure the traceability required by the standard," explains Yoni Bensoussan.
Created in 2006, Clyo Systems, is a POS collection and management system, from order taking to customer loyalty, inventory management and the publication of analysis reports from the activity. “Our global solution is based on the cash register and the digital tools that connect to it to improve point of sale management: mobile order taking on smartphones, Click & Collect, digital menu, ChatBot, touch screen terminal, online booking ”explains Yoni Bensoussan.
The guideline of Clyo Systems is to always be one step ahead and imagine innovative solutions for their customers. "We provide them with accessible and easy-to-use digital tools to develop their sales and increase their average tickets on a daily basis".
Whether for a Fast Food, a local business or a chain of restaurants, Clyo Systems has a wide range of solutions, adapted to each profile and each need.
In this perspective, Clyo Systems has created specific offers for its 3 main market segments: Restaurants, bars, cafes, Convenience stores and Takeaway. Thanks to its network of approved partners, the installation, start-up and maintenance of cash registers is simple and efficient. "We also have an efficient technical hotline in order to best meet the expectations of our customers on a daily basis," says Yoni Bensoussan.
Clyo Systems currently brings together a community of nearly 30,000 users. The company continues to grow by relying on its capacity for innovation and its solutions available both on tablets and on traditional POS systems. Already present in all French-speaking countries in Europe and Africa, Clyo Systems plans to expand internationally, notably in Spain, the United States and China.
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Y2K-type glitch is causing NYC parking meters to reject credit cards .
A software glitch is causing parking meters throughout New York City to reject credit and prepaid parking cards, The New York Times reports. The payment software was set to expire on January 1st, and the vendor reportedly failed to update the software before the new year. So, at the stroke of midnight Wednesday, the city rang in a bug reminiscent of those feared around Y2K, which predicted computer systems would crash. According to the NYCAccording to the NYC Department of Transportation, crews are out reconfiguring the software meter by meter. It's unclear how long that will take, as the city has 14,000 meters covering about 85,000 parking spaces.