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Bullguard researchers find serious flaws in smart home alarm

A team of researchers at security specialist Bullguard has identified a range of serious flaws in a connected burglar alarm. Security researchers at the...

Industroyer takes spotlight in latest IT security scare

Another week, another IT security scare. This week it was the turn of Industroyer to take the spotlight, after researchers at security company ESET...

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...

IoT security: A failure to plan is planning to fail

Flickering lightbulbs, scary Barbie dolls, infected computer networks and the threat of whole cities out of action. This could be the brave new world of the...

Could users hack and cheat the IoT?

Will we, the users, start to hack the IoT through 'cheats' and shared codes if we get the opportunity? The video gaming community is well known...

How we can speed up IoT innovation?

The IoT has the potential to transform our personal and professional lives, as well as the environment around us, but  innovation in this area...

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...

More than two-thirds of consumers are concerned about IoT device security

More than two-thirds (69 percent) of US and UK consumers are concerned about the security of their personal data with Internet of Things (IoT)...

Radware discovers Brickerbot, which makes DOS attacks permanent

A new threat is targeting insecure IoT devices, but rather than hijack them for use in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, Brickerbot instead...

Microsoft’s Project Sopris aims to secure low-cost IoT devices

Low-cost IoT devices are notoriously prone to security weaknesses, but tech giant Microsoft has announced a new initiative to tackle the problem. Project Sopris aims to explore ways that low-cost...