Authors Posts by Rene Millman

Rene Millman

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Three plead guilty in US to developing Mirai botnet

Hackers go up before US federal court charged with creating Mirai botnet used in massive DDoS attacks. Three men have pleaded guilty to creating the...

Huawei sets up Connected Factory group to push 5G in manufacturing

Huawei special interest group will research potential for next-generation connectivity applications on the factory floor.  Telecoms equipment giant Huawei, alongside several industry partners, has set...

IDC: Worldwide spending on IoT to surpass $772 billion in 2018

Global spending on IoT in 2018 looks set to be up 15% on 2017's performance, say IDC analysts.  Global spending on IoT is set to...

Andromeda IoT botnet dismantled by international cyber taskforce

As the Andromeda botnet gets dismantled, another steps forward to take over the job of infecting IoT devices.  Law enforcement agencies around the world have...

Amazon unveils DeepLens camera for developers

Amazon has launched a new wireless camera, AWS DeepLens, designed to help train developers in deep learning technologies. At Amazon Web Services (AWS) conference in...

Farming IoT connections to hit 27m by 2021

Whether it's cattle, crops or agricultural machinery that need to be monitored, farming is proving fertile ground for IoT technologies.  The number of wireless connections used...

China Mobile invests $300m in IoT push

The world’s largest telco by subscriber numbers, China Mobile, is set to subsidize IoT equipment manufacturers. Telecoms operator China Mobile is to plough £300 million...

Adveez and Eleven-X partner on cargo tracking for Canadian airport

Eleven-X and Adveez partner on IoT-based asset tracking solution for air cargo handling equipment. A major Canadian airport is apparently set to pilot IoT technology to track...

DDoS attacks almost double with IoT as target, says Corero

A 91 per cent increase is recorded in DDoS activity as criminals seize on unsecured IoT devices to launch attacks, according to Corero.  Businesses are...

Blueborne discovered to affect Amazon Echo and Google Home

Intelligent speaker vendors forced to patch up AI-enabled voice assistants after devices shown to be vulnerable to Blueborne virus.  Back in September, we reported how...

Candi opts for Google Cloud Platform to join up smart buildings

Candi and Google team up on solution to help companies develop smart building products and services faster.  Smart buildings connectivity specialist Candi is deploying a...

University of Oklahoma installs sensor-based parking system

Staff and students at the University of Oklahoma use IoT sensors to get their parking spot-on.  A new parking guidance system has been deployed at...