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Rene Millman

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Samsung unveils Bixby AI assistant for phones and IoT devices

Bixby voice assistant set to debut in Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone, but could also find its way into fridges, TVs and possibly air conditioners. Samsung...

Search Lab finds numerous flaws in AVTech cameras and DVRs

According to researchers from security company Search Lab in Hungary, malware has targeted numerous flaws in internet-connected security cameras and digital video recorders. The Imeji...

Dahua issues patches for internet-connected CCTV cameras

Newly released patch should fix flaw that could allow hackers to take over Dahua security cameras and related equipment. Dahua, a Chinese manufacturer of video...

Cybersecurity attacks on IIoT infrastructure expected to increase this year

Most organizations are expecting an increase in cyber attacks on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) infrastructure this year, according to a new survey. The study,...

Sensor could cut UK bovine mortality rates by up to 80...

Sensors placed on cows' tails could help save the lives of animals and their offspring during calving season, by predicting when mothers are due to give birth. The developers of...

Security researchers find backdoor in Chinese IoT devices

Security researchers at IT security company Trustwave have discovered Chinese Internet of Things (IoT) devices containing a hidden backdoor. According to a blog post, the...

Softbank forecasts one trillion ARM IoT chips in next 20 years

Japanese telecommunications giant Softbank expects its UK-based ARM subsidiary to deliver over one trillion IoT chips by 2037. Speaking at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona,...

Amazon refuses to hand over Alexa data in murder investigation

Amazon is refusing access to data stored in the cloud from its Alexa AI assistant to police in Arkansas, citing that any information it...

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...