Light bulbs getting more intelligent
Figures from Grand View Research show that the global smart home market size is expected to reach USD 537.01 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 27.07 per cent in seven years.
Botnets less interested in IoT
Hyper-volumetric distributed denial of service attacks in the first quarter of 2023 shifted from compromised IoT devices to using breached Virtual Private Servers.
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.