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Google freezes prepaid cards for Wallet

Google has suspended the provisioning of prepaid cards for Google Wallet after a second issue with the mobile payment system, affecting non-rooted devices, was discovered.

US Cautions on ‘Boot Up’ Cyberthreat

“Over the years, some manufacturers have been taking steps to improve the security of BIOS, but the industry was not moving as quickly to strong security mechanisms as we would have liked, in part because there wasn’t a perceived need,” said NIST’s Andrew Regenscheid, but “without security improvements, I think we will start seeing more attacks on BIOS.” Continue reading US Cautions on ‘Boot Up’ Cyberthreat