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Samsung unveils new SmartThings IoT strategy

At the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) 2017 in San Francisco, Samsung has made a number of significant announcements about its IoT strategy and the...

Survey: UK consumers wary of smart home products

A MoneySuperMarket survey has found that UK consumers are worried about the data collected by connected devices and smart home technology. Over three-quarters of UK consumers (76...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Legal & General signs up to offer customers the Leakbot detector

Legal & General has become the third UK insurance provider to offer the LeakBot smart home device for detecting water leaks to its customers. It...

Solar-powered smart windows could save energy and power IoT devices

Scientists at Princeton University have created self-powered smart windows that control how much light is let into a building. The smart windows can control the...

IoT malware doubled in 2016, says report from Kaspersky

The amount of malware targeting IoT devices more than doubled in 2016, according to a report by IT security company Kaspersky. Researchers there set up...

Apple joins race for smart home supremacy with HomePod

Apple has upped the ante in the race for smart home supremacy with the launch of HomePod at its worldwide developers' conference in San...

Bullguard CEO: “A safer smart home shouldn’t be complicated.”

In an exclusive interview with Internet of Business, Bullguard CEO Paul Lipman discusses his smart home security vision for the company.  A few months back, Paul...