Tag: IoT

FBI in Smart Device Security Warning

The FBI has been forced to post a public service announcement warning of the dangers of unprotected IoT devices.

Connected cars can lie, posing a new threat to smart cities

New research has uncovered a previously unknown weakness in smart cities systems: devices that trust each other.

BMW Fixes 14 Vulnerabilities in Connected Cars

Bugs could have allowed remote control of vehicle.

The Next Great Smart City Challenge: Public Health

As we start to find more success with smart city technology, researchers are now studying how those same technologies can address systemic challenges in health systems and environments around the world.

Crypto Me0wing Attacks: Kitty Cashes in on Monero

The internet has been the gateway to fame for many a cat, but the latest vulnerability, the "Kitty" malware, has gained popularity for more nefarious reasons.

You can hack almost any smart device with a Google search!

Recent research show how easy it is to extract the default hard-coded passwords of any machine when you have physical access to it.

Amazon’s automated grocery store of the future opens today

Amazon will open its checkout-free grocery store today, moving forward on an experiment that could dramatically alter brick-and-mortar retail!

Smart speakers could expose corporate networks

Yet another source of IoT headaches for information security professionals!

When will AI become less artificial and more intelligent?

What can we do to take AI to another level, to provoke a quantum leap? Check out the latest publication by Jacek Marczyk!

How South Park season premiere messed with viewers’ Amazon Alexas and Google Homes

South Park demonstrated how easy a TV show can take over your Amazon Alexa or Google Home! See why it might be a good idea to keep them away from your TV...

Hacker BestBuy hijacks 900,000 Deutsche Telekom routers

The hacker BestBuy pleaded guilty in court on Friday to hijacking more than 900,000 routers from the network of Deutsche Telekom. The notorious hacker BestBuy, also known as Popopret, pleaded guilty in court on Friday to hijacking more than 900,000 routers from the network of Deutsche Telekom. The 29-year-old man, whom name wasn’t revealed by ...

Human error causes WannaCry to infect 159 speed cameras in Australia

With NotPeyta spreading rampantly across the world, it’s worth remembering that the last ransomware de jour, WannaCry, is still out there. As many as 159 speed cameras in Victoria, Australia – mostly in the state’s capital, Melbourne – have been infected by the ransomware. We initially reported that up to 97 cameras had been infected, ...