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Hackers could use Web-based attacks to take over IoT devices

Security researchers have warned that hackers could create webpages that rapidly scan for home IoT devices and then take control of them. According to a...

Cyber attack could cost bank half of its profits, warns IMF

Cyber risk has emerged as a significant threat to the financial system, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Although hardly...

“Cryptocurrency systems can’t scale or be trusted” – central banking organisation

UPDATED The more popular cryptocurrencies become, the less trustworthy and efficient they are, according to a key central banking organisation. Cryptocurrencies are “not scalable and...

Security: The IoT is destroying legal concept of privacy warns in-depth...

THE BIG READ A new report cautions that the Internet of Things may undermine the concept of personal privacy to such an extent that...

Dixons Carphone suffers massive data breach

Electrical retailer and services company Dixons Carphone has admitted to a customer data breach on a huge scale. An ongoing investigation in the company...

MIT researchers devise IoT transmitter to stop hackers

NEWSBYTE Researchers at MIT have created a transmitter that could stop hackers from attacking IoT devices. Such devices are vulnerable to hack attacks that locate,...
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