Internet of Things needs to be a lot more secure
The European Commission launched a Cyber Resilience Act proposal which will force new cybersecurity requirements on internet-connected devices.
Compromised security cameras enabled weapons targeting.
While observers say that the military use of hackers during the Russian/Ukraine war proved to be over stated, it appears that much touted internet of things security flaws were successfully exploited.
Security company warns that regulation is coming
Security outfit WatchGuard Technologies said that 2021 will mark a tipping point when consumers will begin to fully-understand and revolt against the privacy concerns associated with smart and connected devices.
Status quo is not fair dinkum
The Australian government is coming the raw prawn on companies who release IoT devices with security vulnerabilities
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
Laser or a flashlight will do it
Japanise boffins took time out of their schedule of fighting giant animals in Tokyo and found if they shined a light at Google Home, Amazon's Alexa or Apple's Siri devices from hundreds of feet away they could hack them.
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.
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.
LiFi-integrated lighting and networking
First of a new, wider range of LiFi-enabled lights hits the market that its makers claim is faster, simpler and more efficient.