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Avira launches Safethings to guard smart home devices

IT security company Avira has unveiled its Safethings product, designed to protect smart homes and their IoT devices. The application is installed in routers to...

IoT risk leads to executive anxiety, says Forescout report

A report from security firm Forescout suggests that business executives are increasingly anxious about IoT security. Forescout's survey, conducted on the company's behalf by analysts...

Protect IoT data, not IoT devices, says Verizon

Securing IoT implementations may involve concentrating on protecting data rather than devices, according to Verizon. In many cases, it makes more sense to prioritize IoT...

Gemalto survey: Governments should intervene on IoT security

Confidence in IoT security is seriously lacking among both consumers and businesses, Gemalto's study finds.  Some nine out of ten consumers lack confidence in the...

Homehack could turn LG appliances into spy kit for cyber criminals

Check Point researchers warn that criminals could turn vacuum cleaners and dishwashers from LG into equipment for espionage.  Researchers at IT security company Check Point have...

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...