Hacker Finds He Can Remotely Kill Car Engines After Breaking Into GPS Tracking Apps

Hacker Finds He Can Remotely Kill Car Engines After Breaking Into GPS Tracking Apps

A hacker broke into thousands of accounts belonging to users of two GPS tracker apps, giving him the ability to monitor the locations of tens…

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Introducing IoT and Smart Cities

Introducing IoT and Smart Cities

Introducing the Internet of Things (IoT) While you’re probably familiar with the notion of IoT, what is it, actually? Chances are good that you can…

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‘Unhackable’ Biometric USB Offers Up Passwords in Plain Text

‘Unhackable’ Biometric USB Offers Up Passwords in Plain Text

A USB stick dubbed eyeDisk that uses iris recognition to unlock the drive claims to be “unhackable” – only, it isn’t. In fact, a simple…

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Major Uptick in IoT-Related Breaches and Attacks

Major Uptick in IoT-Related Breaches and Attacks

Researchers have identified a significant uptick in breaches and attacks related to the internet of things (IoT), according to a new Ponemon Institute report, The Third…

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Hacker Takes Over 29 IoT Botnets

Hacker Takes Over 29 IoT Botnets

For the past few weeks, a threat actor who goes online by the name of “Subby” has taken over the IoT DDoS botnets of 29…

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Over two million IoT devices vulnerable because of P2P component flaws

Over two million IoT devices vulnerable because of P2P component flaws

More than two million IoT devices, possibly more, are using a vulnerable P2P firmware component that allows hackers to locate and take over impacted systems.…

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Privacy as a Privilege The Flip Side of Tech Advances

Privacy as a Privilege: The Flip Side of Tech Advances

Do you ever get this weird feeling that someone is watching you? Well, you could be right. From smart cars and smart homes, every minute…

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5 Ways the Travel Industry Is Embracing IoT

5 Ways the Travel Industry Is Embracing IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the growing assortment of connected devices—many of which you may already own. Industries from agriculture to entertainment could…

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Teaching Old Malware New Tricks: How the Latest Mirai Variant Targets New Devices

Teaching Old Malware New Tricks: How the Latest Mirai Variant Targets New Devices

Learn how Mirai works, what its newest features are, and how you can protect your organization from this destructive malware strain. Though initially created to…

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Researchers Trick Tesla Autopilot Into Steering Into Oncoming Traffic

Researchers Trick Tesla Autopilot Into Steering Into Oncoming Traffic

Researchers have devised a simple attack that might cause a Tesla to automatically steer into oncoming traffic under certain conditions. The proof-of-concept exploit works not…

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