IoT security

IoT Complexity Creating New Hacker Opportunities

The internet of things (IoT) is not a glimpse into a high-tech future. It’s already here, changing the way we live and work forever. Gartner predicts that more than 14 billion connected ...
Security Boulevard

The Risk of Credential Stuffing to the Smart Home

As technology advances and the costs of connecting electronic components to the internet decreases, the lower the cost of having an internet connected smart home is. Sensors placed throughout a house and ...
Google in hot water after not revealing it had hidden a secret microphone in home alarm product

Google in hot water after not revealing it had hidden a secret microphone in home alarm product

As if some folks weren’t concerned enough about the infiltration of potentially privacy-busting devices into the home, Google has admitted it did not disclose that it hid a secret microphone inside one ...
10 Most Popular Blogs of 2018

10 Most Popular Blogs of 2018

Between large scale cyberattacks, the implementation of GDPR and increasing popularity of smart home technologies (and their associated vulnerabilities), we had a lot to write about this year. Of the hundreds of ...
Spooked by a speaking security camera? Polite hacker tells owner how to fix his IoT security

Spooked by a speaking security camera? Polite hacker tells owner how to fix his IoT security

If it was late at night and you were out in your back yard, and you heard an unknown voice coming from inside your house – how would you feel? My guess ...

This D-Link Camera Has a Huge Security Flaw, According to Consumer Reports

Internet-enabled and IoT devices have made it possible to deploy a custom home security system. One can purchase many wireless security cameras, sensors and motion detectors and install them around their home ...
How to Increase Security in Your Smart Home

How to Increase Security in Your Smart Home

If you’re like millions of people around the world who love tech, your home is no doubt filled to the brim with all sorts of fun and useful internet-enabled gadgets. There’s everything ...
IOActive Highlights Security Issues and Concerns for Smart Cities

IOActive Highlights Security Issues and Concerns for Smart Cities

There are a variety of potential benefits for cities that embrace technology. “Smart cities” can implement technology to streamline functionality and improve efficiency in a number of ways from detecting when a ...
Chinese toy company VTech violated US child privacy laws; fined $650,000 by FTC

Chinese toy company VTech violated US child privacy laws; fined $650,000 by FTC

An educational toy manufacturer from China has settled with the FTC to pay $650,000 in fines over an older data breach that exposed data illegally collected from approximately 5 million parents and ...
Researcher finds hardcoded backdoor in Western Digital storage devices

Researcher finds hardcoded backdoor in Western Digital storage devices

Western Digital network attached storage (NAS) devices have been found vulnerable to remote exploitation that would allow bad actors to download your private files at will. Security researcher James Bercegay reveals in ...
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