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Cross Stitching: Elegant Concurrency Patterns for JavaScript

<i>“JavaScript is single-threaded, so it doesn’t scale. JavaScript is a toy language because it doesn’t support multithreading.”</i> Outside (and inside) …

JavaScript

Internet of snitches: anyone who can sniff 'Thing' traffic knows what you're doing

'Smart' home IoT devices reveal dumb amounts of what they're up to every time they go onlinePrinceton boffins reckon the Internet of woefully …

Information Security

Alarm.com's revenue continues to climb

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Alarm.com, which provides both white-label and direct-to-consumer professionally installed home security and automation services, posted strong revenue gains in Q1 2017. Licensing …

Internet of Things

185,000+ IoT security cameras are vulnerable to a new worm

Persirai is a new strain of Internet of Things malware that infects more than 1,250 models of security camera, all manufactured by an unnamed Chinese …

Make a Python Powered ChatBot #Raspberry Pi

Introduction: Make a Python Powered ChatBot #Raspberry Pi<p>Runner Up in the<br>Internet of Things Contest 2017<p>View Contest<p>Hello Guys,In this instructables …

Raspberry Pi

Temperature Sensors

As hobbyists, we are often faced with the decision of COTS (Commercial Off The Shelf) vs. CUSTOM, or sometimes known as the Buy vs Build dilemma.<p>But …

China 'hacked' South Korea to wreck Star Wars missile shield

FireEye fingers Middle Kingdom infiltration teamsWell-connected security biz FireEye is claiming Chinese hackers are trying to break into South …

North Korea

Hajime is a ‘white worm’ that infects and secures vulnerable IoT devices

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been a source of some serious security concerns recently, with millions of IoT devices being vulnerable to attack …

Add some smarts to your home and save 30 percent on the TP-Link Smart Plug Mini

Thinking of upgrading your home electronics to smart devices? Or maybe just looking to make your smart home even smarter? Whether you’re new to the …

Home Automation

Security | The Next Web

All stories in Security<p>Your bank is probably using phishing tactics on you<p>Have you ever received a phone call from your bank’s fraud department? A number appears on my phone that I don’t recognize, ...<p>Duncan Riach<p>Here's how to hack 40 websites in 7 minutes<p>Last summer I started learning about …

Not all that glitters in IoT is gold… but, you can make money with the right ideas

Monetization, it’s a funny word– filled with a lot of meaning and adopted as a jargon term of late, especially when applied to the tech world. This is particularly true for the Internet of Things (IoT) and, jargon or not, it won’t become a reality unless innovators find ways to make money with …

Arduino: The smart person's guide

This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about Arduino, a project to ease people into creating their own DIY gadgets and …

Arduino

Software bug makes Nest Cams vulnerable to hacks

An IoT hacker has uncovered a bug that temporarily disables Nest and Dropcam cameras over Bluetooth.<p>Mobile security and IoT hacker Jason Doyle has uncovered and published three vulnerabilities in the Nest Cam Indoor, Nest Cam Outdoor, Dropcam Pro and Dropcam security cameras. Here's how Doyle …

Longstanding, unpatched Bluetooth vulnerability lets burglars shut down Google security cameras

A security researcher has published a vulnerability and proof-of-concept exploits in Google's Internet of Things security cameras, marketed as Nest …

Information Security

We’ve Brought These Stupid ‘Internet of Things’ Hacks Upon Ourselves

Whether it’s poorly reported stories of hacked Samsung TVs, sadly hilarious tales of hacked teddy bears, or even more bizarre claims about wiretapped …

12 Of The Best Hiking Routes In Washington State, USA

Whenever I think of Washington, I think of lush green forests, the gorgeous city of Seattle, and, of course, snow-capped mountains that seem to go on …

Hiking

MongoDB Attacks Jump From Hundreds to 28,000 In Just Days

Security researchers report a massive uptick in the number of MongoDB databases hijacked and held for ransom.

MongoDB

IP Address Open Source Intelligence for the Win

During the last edition of the Troopers security conference in March, I attended a talk about “JustMetaData”. It’s a tool developed by Chris Truncer …

Linux

Defining The Common Core Of Cybersecurity: Certifications + Practical Experience

Security certifications are necessary credentials, but alone won't solve the industry's critical talent gap.

Information Security

How Does the U.S. Stop Russia's Election Mischief?

US intelligence and law enforcement agents probing effort to sow doubt, mistrust before Nov. 8.<p>When a rival nation steals secrets to a new missile …

Russia

Intel, TPG to form jointly owned cybersecurity company called McAfee

Intel will sell off a majority stake in Intel Security to the private equity firm to create the new spin-off.<p>Intel has reached a deal to sell a …

Cybersecurity

This tiny room in Las Vegas hosts a big hacker competition exposing the insecurity of the Internet of Things

The "Internet of Things" is all the rage in the technology space these days, as companies sell light bulbs controlled by your smartphone, thermostats that learn your routine, or door locks that open when you get home.<p>But unfortunately, many of these products lack basic security features, and that …

Internet of Things

Financial Services Sector Struggles with IT Security

The Bitglass study found 14 percent of leaks could be attributed to unintended disclosures and 13 percent to malicious insiders.

Cybersecurity

Want a Job With FBI’s Elite Cyber Team? You Need These 3 Things

Cyber special agents at the bureau need more than technical skills: They also need to carry a gun.

James Comey

Angler's obituary: Super exploit kit was the work of Russia's Lurk group

Kasperksky's chief malware sleuth solves the mystery of the doomed exploit juggernautRuslan Stoyanov was right: what could be history's most advanced …

Cybersecurity

Researcher Grabs VPN Password With Tool From NSA Dump

An exploit included in the 'Shadow Brokers' dump targets a Cisco VPN appliance.<p>Cisco has already warned customers about two exploits found in the NSA-linked data recently dumped by hackers calling themselves The Shadow Brokers. Now, researchers have uncovered another attack included in the cache, …

Information Security

FireEye Reportedly Investigating Suspected Clinton Foundation Hack

Democrat-affiliated organizations are on high alert for digital attacks.<p>The Clinton Foundation, Bill and Hillary’s humanitarian organization, hired …

'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scrambling

PARIS (AP) — The leak of what purports to be a National Security Agency hacking tool kit has set the information security world atwitter — and sent major companies rushing to update their defenses.<p>Experts across the world are still examining what amount to electronic lock picks. Here's what they've …

Security