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BAE, Vodafone, CyLon launch The Intelligence Network to fight cybercrime

Defence, aerospace, and security giant BAE has announced the creation of The Intelligence Network, an initiative to “engage, unite, and activate a global community...

Is IoT’s dubious security past coming back to haunt it?

Jan van Vliet, VP and GM EMEA at Digital Guardian, examines the link between the Internet of Things’ (IoT) poor security track record and...

Google smart home products leak location data

Research has shown that Google's two most popular smart home products are leaking precise location data, revealing their whereabouts. Craig Young, a researcher at security...

Smart home surveillance at “staggering” levels – report

Consumers' Association publication Which? has revealed the results of an investigation into the extent to which smart-home products are collecting and passing on user...

ForgotDoor: Singapore routers gave full access to IoT hackers

ForgotDoor vulnerability caused by open ports. A vulnerability affecting hundreds of routers in Singapore could have given hackers complete access to connected devices. According to a...

Cybersecurity: UK most breached country in Europe – report

The UK is Europe’s most breached country in cybersecurity terms, according to a new report. Data security solutions provider Thales eSecurity revealed the findings in its...

Why IoT security need not be a blur | Q&A with...

One of the core challenges facing IoT implementations is cybersecurity, with multiple reports suggesting that devices are being rushed to market with poor security,...

IIoT security: Xage combines blockchain, digital fingerprinting

IoT security specialist Xage claims to have developed a tamper-proof system that protects Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) assets with a combination of blockchain technology...

Helium launches blockchain machine network for the IoT

Helium is introducing an open-source blockchain machine network that promises to unleash a new IoT era. Internet of things devices can be expensive, bulky, and...

Researchers find Amazon Alexa could eavesdrop on customers

NEWSBYTE Security researchers have discovered a vulnerability that enabled Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa, to listen in on people’s conversations after the 'Alexa' wake-up word had...

NSA’s IoT security algorithms rejected over surveillance fears

NEWSBYTE The US National Security Agency (NSA) has had two of its new encryption algorithms for the Internet of Things (IoT) rejected by an...

Facebook & Microsoft pledge not to aid government cyber attacks

Over 30 technology companies have signed a new accord, promising to protect all customers – citizens and businesses – from government or state agency...
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