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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...

‘No physical access’ required for Samsung smart TV hack

Swiss security consultancy Oneconsult and Israeli software company Equus have demonstrated the ease with which Samsung devices can be hacked. When it was revealed that the US Central Intelligence...

Three simple steps to secure your IoT system

In a contributed article to Internet of Business, George Smyth, director of R&D at software development company Rocket Software, talks us through the precautions...

IoT sex toy data security fails to hit the spot

Latest in a new line of wearables are 'adult sensual lifestyle products' sporting Bluetooth and web-connected features to allow couples to share intimate experiences over long...
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