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Security pros most worried about clouds, mobile

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Flood of threat intelligence overwhelming for many firms

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Unencrypted pagers a security risk for hospitals, power plants

For most of us, pagers went out when cell phones came in, but some companies are still using them and when the messages are sent without encryption, attackers can listen in and even interfere with the communications.

According to two new reports by Trend Micro, pagers are still in use in hospital settings and in industrial plants.

Stephen Hilt, Trend Micro’s lead researcher on the project, said they don’t have a concrete percentage on the number of encrypted messages.

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