Internet of Things
Flywheel bikes, a victim of the internet of broken things, are slowly being unbricked thanks to a Raspberry Pi and an open-source program.
Some functionality of the first generation of smart lightbulbs will suddenly stop working in April because Philips no longer feels like supporting them.
Since companies won’t secure the internet of broken things, researchers are trying to educate consumers as to the security and privacy risks.
Biggest IoT study ever finds “smart” devices hoover up a universe of user behavior data and share it with a laundry list of global third parties, frequently with little transparency to the end user.
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.
Chucky wreaks havoc using the Internet of Things.
The “moderate to severe” vulnerabilities discovered by the hacker LimitedResults have since been fixed, according to the smart bulb company LIFX.
The Anonymous Calgary Hivemind has been systematically hacking into smart home security cameras to warn their owners.
The man identified himself as a “white hat hacker” and part of the “Anonymous Calgary Mindhive.”
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.