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Configurable IoT chips present new hacking risks

Researchers at Georgia Tech find FPGA chips used to control IoT devices are ripe for security compromises. They have a solution and challenge you to …

Cybersecurity

The Internet of Things and its unintended consequences: why we should proceed with caution

Download the PDF version: The Internet of Things and its unintended consequences: why we should proceed with caution Download all my other stuff via …

Internet of Things

The IoT will be as fundamental as the Internet itself

<i>Download a free copy of “Building a Hardware Business,” a curated collection of chapters from our IoT library. Editor’s note: this post is an excerpt</i> …

Internet of Things

Internet of Things a playground for hackers

<i>This article is part of a series called The Future is Smart: How the Internet of things is changing business.</i><p><i>Follow the series at tgam.ca/internet</i><p>When it comes to the security of the Internet of Things, technology companies are thinking about it all wrong.<p>"Privacy is not the main problem," Ted …

Internet of Things

Locus Pocus can track all your Bluetooth devices — and other people’s, too

That Bluetooth tracker you bought last year is pretty nifty. Misplaced your keys at home? Just ping them! Forgot where you stored that emergency flashlight (don’t laugh, that totally happens)? Let your phone guide you to it. Your dog pulled a fast one and is now running around the neighborhood? …

Gartner: IoT security is all about physical safety and data handling

National Harbor -- Gartner set its sights on 2020 at its Security and Risk Management Summit this week, arguing...<p>that one of the key influences on …

Internet of Things

Data Privacy Playbook For Wearables And IoT

Wearables and the Internet of Things raise significant consumer privacy issues that you need to prepare for now. We outline the key concerns with a …

Privacy

Hacking into your home: TVs, refrigerators could be portal to most sensitive info

Forget doors and windows, the easiest way for a crook to break into your home may be through the stainless steel refrigerator in your kitchen, or the big screen TV in the living room.<p>Modern appliances are increasingly connected to the Internet, and each presents a potential path for savvy hackers …

Internet of Things