Scammers are counting on your typos — and are ready to pounce if you slip up when entering a web address into your browser. Just one wrong keystroke could send you to a typosquatter's look-alike site that can install malware, steal sensitive personal and financial information, or even lock up your computer.
Officials from the city of Innsbruck in Austria have shut down a local ski lift after two security researchers found its control panel open wide on the Internet, and allowing anyone to take control of the ski lift's operational settings.
C. Haley, J. Moffett, R. Laney, and B. Nuseibeh. Third Symposium on Requirements Engineering for Information Security (SREIS'05) held in conjunction with the 13th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE'05), Paris, (August 2005)