Severe security problem detected in all IoT devices
CallStranger needs patching
A severe vulnerability in a core protocol found in almost all internet of things (IoT) devices allows and attackers to hijack smart devices for DDoS attacks and bypass security to reach and conduct scans on a victim's internal network .
Smart-loo could create a new movement
Your loo could be your next doctor
A team of boffins has built a smart-toilet that can detect signs of various diseases emerging from your backend.
Zscaler warns of IoT trouble ahead for business networks
Cybersecurity researchers at Zscaler analysed data generated by IoT devices in enterprises and found there has been a surge in unauthorised IoT traffic from devices connected to the network by employees. Staff connect the likes of smart watches and fitness trackers to their enterprise network to make things simpler but these could in turn undermine the security of business networks.
Enterprises fail to get the IoT
Even though they use it
Enterprises’ use of emerging technologies is on the rise around the world, but many are failing to capitalise on its benefits according to the 2019 Global CIO Survey from Logicalis
German industry looking at disruptive tech
Information Services Group report
Enterprises in Germany are more interested in emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and digital platforms, and are looking to digital business service providers to help them use these solutions to grow their businesses, according to a new report published today by Information Services Group (ISG)
Corporations have too much unconfigured IoT
Evil coffee machine could bring down the company
Security expert Ken Munro, senior partner at ethical hacking firm Pen Test Partners, and which specialises in IoT devices, has warned that too much is going out improperly configured, leaving networks wide open.
UK businesses vulnerable to IoT attacks
Less than half could even detect an attack if it happens
Research has shown that UK businesses are worryingly vulnerable to attacks targeted at IoT devices.
Bed company denies it is recording users
I can hear what you are doing Dave and I am telling
Owners of an IoT bed were a little shocked when the company changed its user agreement to effectively allow it to record what they get up to.
Amazon plans to release eight IoT devices
Online bookseller Amazon is planning to release at least eight new voice controlled hardware devices before the end of the year.
Hackers down security cameras
You probably weren't expecting this
In the days before the internet of things (IoT) you could be pretty much assured that your toaster, your fridge, your car and your washing machine were just going to break down and you'd have to call an engineer to fix them.