internet of things

Teen Hacker Demonstrates Exactly Why IoT Devices Are Stupid

Teen Hacker Demonstrates Exactly Why IoT Printers Are Stupid

What do you do when you are a bored, pissed off high-school student from the UK in front of his computer with rootkit coding skills and access to over hundreds of thousands of ...

February 11, 2017 at 2:00 am by

BotNet of CCTV Cameras Discovered

When it comes to using computers, a lot of us feel out of depth when warnings and unwanted pop-ups create unexpected situations that can cost us hours in time as we figure out ...

June 28, 2016 at 10:20 am by

Smart Doorbell Bug Left An Owner Watching Someones Elses Door

The internet of things is the idea that because we have the internet, we can connect our lives and everything we use it to create a single unified experience for everything. ...

May 16, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Is Samsung Really Making a Galaxy Surfboard?

When it comes to adding connectivity to normally mundane items, it seems like very little is off-limits, from fridges to juice makers, companies are vying to release the next ...

May 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm by

Samsung Hosting a Meeting to Standardize 5G Standards

We’ve all heard about 3G and 4G, the standards that define the technology that has helped shape mobile communications and mobile phones for the last generation. Samsung ...

April 13, 2016 at 3:40 pm by

Racist Sends Print Jobs to Every Publicly Exposed Printer in the US

Many organizations in the US that rely on networked printers got a rude awakening last week when white supremacist troll and hacker Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer sent ...

March 30, 2016 at 10:45 am by

US Select Committee Calls Internet of Things a “Threat” to National Security

Smart devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) potentially poses an imminent security threat to the United States this year, according to a Senate Select Committee on ...

February 10, 2016 at 8:53 am by

WiFithing Makes the Internet of Things Open to Everyone

Usually, Internet of Things (IoT) platforms are designed to function only with other products by the same manufacturer, and those who need a universal system have to build it ...

January 28, 2016 at 4:09 pm by

Shodan Makes Snooping on Vulnerable Webcams Easy

Shodan is a search engine designed to allow users to search through information on devices that are connected to the internet. The site, named after the AI from the System ...

January 27, 2016 at 10:59 am by

Control Your IoT Devices with WiFithing

A new open source Wi-Fi and ISM device from a UK startup hopes to centralise all your home IoT requirements in one simple hub. WiFithing is a simple smart device controller ...

January 24, 2016 at 11:41 pm by

D-Link Wi-Fi Webcam Turned into a Network Backdoor

Vectra Networks researchers today released an article demonstrating how they turned a $30 D-Link Wi-Fi webcam into a backdoor onto its owner’s network. Installing a ...

January 14, 2016 at 11:47 am by

Wi-Fi Alliance Approves New 802.11ah Standard

The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced a new Wi-Fi solution that offers a greater range while using less power. The new 802.11ah standard, dubbed HaLow, operates on the unlicensed ...

January 4, 2016 at 10:00 pm by

Imagination Launches ‘IoT In A Box’ Kickstarter

UK-based Imagination Technologies has launched a Kickstarter for the Creator Ci40, described as “the ultimate IoT-in-a-box dev kit”. The kit includes: A powerful IoT ...

November 25, 2015 at 12:00 am by

Your Smart Home Appliances Are Not as Safe as You Think

Are you a proud owner of smart lock? How about motion sensors, temperature sensors, bulbs or other Internet of Things gadgets? Well, if they’re made by ZigBee, chances ...

August 8, 2015 at 11:00 am by
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Siri Can Now Play a Helpful Role in Controlling Your Smart Homes

Apple seems to be focusing on making you upgrade your homes as well as your gadgets this year. After it first announced a release date for the first smart home devices, the ...

June 2, 2015 at 7:55 pm by


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