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Automation will replace 9 percent of US jobs in 2018

Automation will replace nine per cent of all US jobs this year, says Forrester Research. What changes should IT decision-makers and business leaders make...

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...

More firms switching to IoT to improve building management, says report

The demand for building automation systems (BAS) is surging as businesses explore new ways of improving energy efficiency. According to a new report from market...

OpenWRT and LEDE IoT router projects merge

The OpenWRT and LEDE open router projects have merged, with promises of a major software upgrade in the coming months.  Embedded computing platforms are responsible...

Smart speakers could spill corporate secrets, researchers warn

Sonos and Bose speakers could enable hackers to identify access points via which they might infiltrate companies to steal information, says Trend Micro. Security researchers...

Satori malware code made public by hackers

Researchers warn that now that it has been made public, the Satori malware code could be used in new botnets. Code used in the Satori malware (a varient of...

Three plead guilty in US to developing Mirai botnet

Hackers go up before US federal court charged with creating Mirai botnet used in massive DDoS attacks. Three men have pleaded guilty to creating the...

BrickerBot creator Janit0r ‘retires’ after bricking over 10 million IoT devices

Alleged Brickerbot creator Janit0R stands down from hectic career of compromising IoT devices.  Janit0r, the alleged creator of BrickerBot, a piece of malware designed to...

Consumers value IoT, but they don’t trust it, says Cisco

New research finds that fears over data privacy persist but aren't enough to get consumers to pull the plug on smart devices.  Cisco has announced...

Andromeda IoT botnet dismantled by international cyber taskforce

As the Andromeda botnet gets dismantled, another steps forward to take over the job of infecting IoT devices.  Law enforcement agencies around the world have...

European Parliament pushes on IoT device security and interoperability

The European Parliament wants to force the IoT industry to give consumers the security and interoperability they expect from the devices they buy. However,...

DDoS attacks almost double with IoT as target, says Corero

A 91 per cent increase is recorded in DDoS activity as criminals seize on unsecured IoT devices to launch attacks, according to Corero.  Businesses are...