Authors Posts by Rene Millman

Rene Millman

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Researchers create energy-efficient power converter for IoT

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have discovered a new way to convert power that could increase the energy efficiency of IoT devices by...

Hackers could use mobile apps to steal connected cars, says Kaspersky

Researchers from IT security company Kaspersky have warned drivers that internet-connected cars could be at risk of being stolen or remotely controlled as car...

Hackers using Linux flaws to attack IoT devices

According to the latest malware forecast from SophosLabs, the threat analysis arm of IT security supplier Sophos, malware targeting IoT devices gained momentum in 2016 and...

Hackers used flaws in IoT devices to take down university network

Increasing use of IoT may have its downsides, as many devices lacking basic security have been used by hackers to take down networks, according...

Amazon Alexa comes to cars courtesy of new Logitech Car Assistant...

AI assistant Alexa has broken free from its Amazon Echo speakers and will now be available via an Android app and third-party hardware. The online retailing...

Cisco debuts network switch for IoT devices to make buildings smarter

Cisco has unveiled a new network switch that can be linked up to IoT devices, such as lights and CCTV, within a building. The Catalyst...

Ransomware disables connected hotel door system in Austria

A resort hotel in Austria has been the target of a ransomware attack that crippled the electronic “smart locks” on guest rooms.  The ransomware attack prevented the...

Security researcher claims to unearth hacker behind IoT Mirai botnet

A security researcher has claimed to have found the identity of a hacker behind the Mirai botnet that used thousands of IoT devices to...

Embedded SIMs in IoT devices could benefit energy sector

Embedded SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) technology could play a major role in accelerating the development and adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) applications in the energy...

Chief executives fear smart factory automation backlash

Chief executives fear that automation and Internet of Things (IoT) won’t be accepted by workers, investors or the general public. Nearly half of CEOs around...

Samsung looks to IoT-enabled future of personalized retail

Samsung is looking to IoT in retail to give shoppers a more engaging and more personalized experience in store. At the National Retail Federation Big...

Orange announces three-year IoT deal with Hertz

Hertz signs up for Orange's IoT connectivity service that will allow centralization and management of its fleets' SIM cards. Orange Business Services, the business communications...