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Blueborne discovered to affect Amazon Echo and Google Home

Intelligent speaker vendors forced to patch up AI-enabled voice assistants after devices shown to be vulnerable to Blueborne virus.  Back in September, we reported how...

Which? calls on retailers to withdraw risky connected toys

A recently published study by consumer watchdog Which? has found that connected toys pose a string of complex security risks. Just in time for the...

Avira launches Safethings to guard smart home devices

IT security company Avira has unveiled its Safethings product, designed to protect smart homes and their IoT devices. The application is installed in routers to...

IoT risk leads to executive anxiety, says Forescout report

A report from security firm Forescout suggests that business executives are increasingly anxious about IoT security. Forescout's survey, conducted on the company's behalf by analysts...

Mocana leads partnership aiming for more secure IIoT devices

Mocana takes lead on plans to develop kits for building more robust IIoT devices and services with Avnet, Microsoft, Infineon and Xilinx. Mocana, a start-up working...

Protect IoT data, not IoT devices, says Verizon

Securing IoT implementations may involve concentrating on protecting data rather than devices, according to Verizon. In many cases, it makes more sense to prioritize IoT...

PureLiFi imagines bright future, where every light’s an internet access point

PureLiFi may have the answer to the wireless spectrum overcrowding challenge with its plans to use light to transmit data. Towns and cities are not...

Gemalto survey: Governments should intervene on IoT security

Confidence in IoT security is seriously lacking among both consumers and businesses, Gemalto's study finds.  Some nine out of ten consumers lack confidence in the...

Reaper IoT botnet proves less virulent than expected

Reaper madness fails to materialize, with the spread of the new malware not as extensive as originally estimated, claim Arbor Networks researchers.  The Reaper malware...

New botnet could take down the internet in “cyberstorm”, says Check...

Researchers uncover a rapidly spreading botnet malware taking over IoT devices and posing risk of "cyberstorm".  A massive botnet is forming to create a “cyber-storm that could...

Analysis: Researchers reveal KRACK in the IoT

The seriousness of KRACK and the threat posed by Wi-Fi vulnerabilities to IoT-enabled devices should not be underestimated, say experts.  This week, the headlines have...

Rambus: Closing the door on IoT hackers

In a contributed article to Internet of Business, Asaf Ashkenazi, vice president of IoT security products at semiconductor and IP products company Rambus, says...