Since companies won’t secure the internet of broken things, researchers are trying to educate consumers as to the security and privacy risks.
Cisco Talos researchers report finding eight security vulnerabilities in the Nest Cam IQ that can allow attackers to take over the camera, prevent its use or allow code execution.
The “moderate to severe” vulnerabilities discovered by the hacker LimitedResults have since been fixed, according to the smart bulb company LIFX.
On this week’s episode of CYBER, Motherboard talks about the best security advice for friends and family this holiday, as well as those shiny new devices from the internet of things, including Amazon Echo and Google Home.
Bumblebees carrying electronic sensor backpacks could monitor crops like agricultural drones.
Smart speakers raise a number of privacy questions, which owners are choosing to just shrug off.
Through a novel marrying of different tools, Kamerka can take an address, landmark, or coordinates and display exposed internet connected cameras on a map.
After so many privacy issues in the last two years, the social media company is hoping that putting security front and center will lure users to its new product.
But security experts say it will take a lot more than regulation to fix this particular dumpster fire.
A growing number of automakers are enabling location tracking in internet-connected cars, a technology that experts say can be misused by abusers to track their victims.
Consumer Reports is the first to integrate privacy and security in reviews in a bid to fix the internet of broken things.