Researchers said Wednesday that some smart speakers, like Sonos' Play:1 and Bose's SoundTouch, leak data - something that could allow anyone to hijack the devices and play music.
Apple says it plans to fully resolve a vulnerability in HomeKit, its internet of things framework, that could have allowed an attacker to commandeer IoT accessories like smart locks and garage door openers, later this week.
Surveillance cameras are an omnipresent part of modern life. The constant presence of government and private watchers imagined by George Orwell more than 60 years ago is not only here, it’s much worse than even he could have conceived.
A new bill introduced in the Senate this week has the potential to make some actual progress on IoT security by using the rather large checkbook of the federal government as the motivating force.
Security researchers have discovered a serious, remotely exploitable vulnerability in a code library that’s present in potentially tens of millions of devices, mainly Internet-connected security cameras.
The IoT landscape is becoming a battleground for all manner of malware, with some variants fighting for control of infected devices and authors racing to get their creations onto as many devices as possible.
Researchers have uncovered a new worm that is infecting thousands of IoT devices and trying to take the Mirai botnet’s corner.
The robots are coming for our jobs, little by little, and now our appliances are coming for our private data, too.
Taking a post-mortem look at last week’s Mirai DDoS attack and how these attacks can be prevented in the future.
Things are getting weird out here in IoT security. And that’s saying a lot. Because IoT security, along with being an oxymoron, is also one of the weirder corners of the tech industry right now, and it’s getting weirder by the day. It’s so weird that even Congress is trying to figure out what the hell is going on.