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Dubai police roll out ‘Robocop’ to fight crime

Police in Dubai have launched the world’s first operational 'Robocop', which they claim is ready to patrol the streets and help the public. The robot...

IoB Insiders: IoT gets us into another fine mesh

IoB Insider Rob Bamforth of analyst company Quocirca, on why the time has come for commercial IoT applications to use the mesh technologies more...

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...

What does the NHS ransomware attack mean for IoT in healthcare?

Last Friday, one of the biggest ransomware outbreaks in history infected over 200,000 machines in more than 150 countries. From FedEx to Telefónica, companies...

VMware launches Pulse IoT Center

VMware has has launched its new secure, enterprise-grade IoT infrastructure management solution, VMware Pulse IoT Center. The company claims this will give organizations "complete control" of...

No more security through obscurity for IoT device makers

The outcry over security compromises involving ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) devices has led to much hand-wringing over the potential future of the market. But...

Trend Micro finds 83,000 industrial robots are ‘exposed’

Industrial robotic systems are vulnerable to cyber-attacks, with 83,000 units exposed to the public-facing internet, of which thousands are not protected with authentication, according...

Everynet announces FOTA update capabilities for LPWA networks

Everynet, which helps businesses deploy and scale IoT solutions, claims to be the first company to develop 'firmware over the air', or FOTA, capabilities for...

Cloudflare launches Orbit security offering to protect IoT devices

CloudFlare has launched a new service called Orbit to help protect IoT devices against hacking and malware. The Orbit service routes an organization’s IoT traffic through...

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)...

BrickerBot ‘creator’ claims two million IoT devices have been destroyed

BrickerBot, a piece of malware designed to damage insecure IoT devices so badly that they become useless, has now 'bricked' as many as two million devices, according...

Malwar! Hajime IoT botnet fights back against Mirai

A new malware worm known as Hajime has infected as many as 10,000 IoT devices, but has so far caused no damage. Discovered by security...