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Intel announces new IoT onboarding service

At the annual IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona, Intel has announced a new onboarding service to speed up and secure the process of...

Walmart partners with August Home to deliver direct to fridges

Walmart is working with a smart lock provider to give delivery drivers access to homes while customers are out. Walmart is to test a new...

Multiple flaws found in Wink and Insteon smart home systems

User credentials left unencrypted and vulnerable in smart home devices and associated smartphone apps from Wink and Insteon, researchers find.  Security researchers have found a...

Frost & Sullivan: AI and big data hold keys to IoT...

A Frost & Sullivan report identifies key trends to address connected device security concerns. Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data and context-aware computing could...

TNS: In the IOT, an ATM does far more than dispense...

ATMs: There's more of them around these days, they're smarter than ever, and they're not just machines, but smart connected devices in the IOT,...

Malware makes the Internet a “torture chamber” for DVR devices 

SANS Technology Institute researcher shows that a DVR with default settings can be compromised within minutes of going online. Despite the Mirai botnet bringing into...

FDA approves patch for cyber vulnerability in cardiac pacemakers of 465,000...

Up to 465,000 implantable cardiac pacemakers manufactured by health company, Abbott, formerly St. Jude Medical, containing a cybersecurity vulnerability are finally set to receive...

Smart home device metadata offers hackers insight into residents’ habits

Metadata generated by IoT devices in a smart home could give hackers valuable clues about its inhabitant's lifestyle and behavior, according to research published...

ZingBox teams with VMware to drive ‘Internet of Trusted Things’

IoT security vendor ZingBox has announced a tie-up with VMware to bolster enterprise IoT security. Executives at start-up Zingbox have pointed to figures from Gartner...

Kaspersky Lab launches IoT scanner for home networks

Security company Kaspersky has released a beta version of Kaspersky IoT Scanner, an application for Android that scans the home Wi-Fi network. Due to the...

Researchers look to protect 3D printers from cyber attacks

Security researchers have demonstrated that it is possible for hackers to make undetectable changes to 3D printed parts that could introduce defects and possibly...

Hundreds of smart locks scuppered by flawed update

Hundreds of smart locks from supplier Lockstate were left unusable, or 'bricked', after a flawed wireless update was issued by the company. As customers flocked...