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Congress To Security Experts: How Do We Deal With The Internet of Shit?

And Bruce Schneier thinks regulating the Internet of Things is inevitable and desirable.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.16.16
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russia

Hacker Claims to Take Down Russian Bank Websites on Election Day

Apparently, the hacker’s clients are annoyed at Russia’s alleged interference in the US election.
Joseph Cox
11.8.16
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Finnish Residents Briefly Left in Cold After DDoS Attack

A DDoS attack apparently striking another target had a knock-on effect on a Finnish residential heating system.
Joseph Cox
11.8.16
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vice magazine

The Looming Disaster of the Internet of (Hackable) Things

We're letting easy-to-hack internet-connected devices take over the world, and we have no idea how bad that could turn out.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.7.16
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Wannabe Hackers Are Adding ‘Terrible’ and ‘Stupid’ Features to Mirai

All the wannabe hackers out there are trying to mod the source code of the infamous malware Mirai, with little success—for now.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.27.16
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hacking

How Vigilante Hackers Could Stop the Internet of Things Botnet

Could do-gooder hackers take over the Mirai botnet and make it unhackable for criminals?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.26.16
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Senator Wants to Classify Insecure Internet of Things Devices As 'Harmful'

Sen. Mark Warner is asking the FCC whether poorly secured Internet of Things devices should not be allowed on the internet.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.26.16
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Hackers Took Down a High School Literacy Test Because Punk’s Not Dead

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Jordan Pearson
10.25.16
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security

Find Out If One of Your Devices Helped Break the Internet

If you own Internet of Things devices, it’s time to lock it down.
Janus Kopfstein
10.22.16
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Blame the Internet of Things for Destroying the Internet Today

An army of hacked Internet of Things devices could be one of the reasons why your internet sucks today.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.21.16
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Twitter, Reddit, Spotify Were Collateral Damage In Major Internet Attack

A cyberattack on a company called Dyn caused massive DNS outages all over the East Coast and beyond on Friday.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.21.16
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News

Criminal Hackers Have Launched a ‘Turf War’ Over the Internet of Shit

The malware behind powerful cyberattacks-for-hire services keeps spreading to new devices.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.18.16