Internet of Shit
This Hacker Showed How a Smart Lightbulb Could Leak Your Wi-Fi Password
The “moderate to severe” vulnerabilities discovered by the hacker LimitedResults have since been fixed, according to the smart bulb company LIFX.
CYBER Podcast: The Security Advice You Should Give Your Friends and Family This Holiday
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.
Swarms of Sensor-Wearing Bees Could Monitor Crops Better Than Drones
Bumblebees carrying electronic sensor backpacks could monitor crops like agricultural drones.
People Who Buy Smart Speakers Have Given Up on Privacy, Researchers Find
Smart speakers raise a number of privacy questions, which owners are choosing to just shrug off.
Internet of Things
This Tool Shows Exposed Cameras Around Your Neighbourhood
Through a novel marrying of different tools, Kamerka can take an address, landmark, or coordinates and display exposed internet connected cameras on a map.
Facebook Knows You Don’t Want to Trust Its Portal Camera
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.
Internet of Shit
New California Law Aims to Fix the Internet of Broken Things
But security experts say it will take a lot more than regulation to fix this particular dumpster fire.
Connected Car Technology Can Enable Abusers to Track Their Victims
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.
The Internet of Things Needs Food Safety-Style Ratings for Privacy and Security
Consumer Reports is the first to integrate privacy and security in reviews in a bid to fix the internet of broken things.
A New Internet of Things Botnet Originated on 'Grand Theft Auto' Servers
Attackers said “God’s wrath will be employed against the IP that you provide us.”
The Making of the Largest Satellite Constellation in History
How Iridium rose from its ashes to launch the era of satellite megaprojects.
The Hackers Behind Some of the Biggest DDoS Attacks in History Plead Guilty
Three men plead guilty to being the creators and operators of the Mirai botnet.