Smart home market growing
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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.

Breached VPS’s are giving DDoS attacks teeth
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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.

European Commission wants new Cyber Resilience Act
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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.

IoT proved security hole in Russian/Ukraine war
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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.

Users will revolt against IoT data collection
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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.

Aussies delivers IoT security kick
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Status quo is not fair dinkum

The Australian government is coming the raw prawn on companies who release IoT devices with security vulnerabilities

Enterprises fail to get the IoT
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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

IoT devices can be hacked with a light
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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.

Corporations have too much unconfigured IoT
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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
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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.