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MIT develops low-power high-speed chips for IoT security

MIT researchers have hardwired public-key encryption into a new chip for IoT devices. It uses 1/400 of the power of software execution, one tenth...

Serious security flaws ‘Spectre’ and ‘Meltdown’ haunting Intel, AMD and ARM...

Major tech firms are rushing to patch critical bugs, dubbed ‘Spectre’ and ‘Meltdown’, found in their processors before they can be exploited. Researchers from Google’s...

US regulator repeals net neutrality rules, threatening future of IoT

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to dismantle net neutrality, granting internet service providers (ISPs) the power to prioritise and hinder web traffic...

Use of AI and machine learning in finance could cause crisis,...

The Financial Stability Board has issued a paper on the use of AI and machine learning in finance, warning that their current use creates...

Vulnerabilities in syringe infusion pumps could harm patients

More medical devices – this time, syringe infusion pumps – have been found to contain vulnerabilities that hackers could use to compromise the safe treatment...

Malware makes the Internet a “torture chamber” for DVR devices 

SANS Technology Institute researcher shows that a DVR with default settings can be compromised within minutes of going online. Despite the Mirai botnet bringing into...

Researchers look to protect 3D printers from cyber attacks

Security researchers have demonstrated that it is possible for hackers to make undetectable changes to 3D printed parts that could introduce defects and possibly...

Cyber amateurs protect smart home from real-time invasion

In a challenge set up by technology consultancy Roke and the UK Cabinet Office-backed Cyber Security Challenge UK, 42 cyber security amateurs have prevented...

Most IoT hacks originate in Asia, honeypot data reveals

Most IoT attacks originate in Asia and seek to compromise specific types of unsecured IoT devices, such as video cameras, according to data collected...

Mastercard aims to boost IoT security with NuData acquisition

Mastercard, the financial services company, has entered into an agreement to acquire NuData Security, a global technology provider that aims to help enterprises prevent...

Three simple steps to secure your IoT system

In a contributed article to Internet of Business, George Smyth, director of R&D at software development company Rocket Software, talks us through the precautions...

Stress testing the IoT bedsprings

No bed (or dog bed) manufacturer would dream of putting their bed frames and mattresses on sale without undertaking a prolonged stage of stress...