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Multiple flaws found in Wink and Insteon smart home systems

User credentials left unencrypted and vulnerable in smart home devices and associated smartphone apps from Wink and Insteon, researchers find.  Security researchers have found a...

Junto Health: Healthcare’s three IoT pain points

Internet of Business speaks with Doug Hayes, CEO of Junto Health, to diagnose why healthcare organizations struggle to adopt IoT and prescribe some remedies.  Doug...

FDA approves patch for cyber vulnerability in cardiac pacemakers of 465,000...

Up to 465,000 implantable cardiac pacemakers manufactured by health company, Abbott, formerly St. Jude Medical, containing a cybersecurity vulnerability are finally set to receive...

IoT soldiers hacked in cyber challenge mock-up

The Internet of War appears to be moving ever closer. The latest Cyber Security Challenge UK saw IoT-connected soldiers hacked by a fictitious gang...

Security flaw in IoT solar equipment could disrupt Europe’s electricity grid

A Dutch security researcher claims to have found vulnerabilities in internet-connected solar panel equipment installed throughout Europe, which could potentially be exploited by hackers. Willem...

US senators introduce bill to tackle IoT device security

A bipartisan group of US senators have introduced legislation to address cyber vulnerabilities in the burgeoning IoT device market. The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement...

Cyber-savvy consumers support IoT security by design

Cyber savvy consumers are well aware of the risks posed by connected devices, as a study reveals that 90 percent of people in six...

Connected transportation is lucrative but vulnerable, says ABI Research

As transportation becomes an increasingly connected industry, cyber-based vulnerabilities make the infrastructure that supports it weak and prone to exploitation, according to ABI Research. In...

Trend Micro launches $100 million venture fund with focus on IoT

Japanese cybersecurity software specialist Trend Micro has launched a $100 million corporate venture fund targeting start-ups in growing markets, such as the Internet of...

Entropy: a shot in the arm for IoT security?

The IoT has security issues, a history of weak encryption keys and inadequate provisioning and planning for data protection and lock-down. Okay, so you...

Half of US companies hit by IoT security breaches, says survey

Almost half of all companies in the US using an IoT network have been the victims of recent security breaches, according to a survey. The survey...

Pace of IoT innovation adds to security woes, says survey

Nearly three quarters (72 percent) of senior IT professionals say that the pace of innovation in IoT and varying standards for security are making...