Internet of Things

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wasted

A New Internet of Things Botnet Originated on 'Grand Theft Auto' Servers

Attackers said “God’s wrath will be employed against the IP that you provide us.”
Mack DeGeurin
2.15.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

The Hackers Behind Some of the Biggest DDoS Attacks in History Plead Guilty

Three men plead guilty to being the creators and operators of the Mirai botnet.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.13.17
Internet of Shit
Internet of Shit

Researchers Find Flaw That Could Turn LG Robot Vacuums Into Perfect Spying Machines

The bug is just the latest in a long, seemingly endless list of flaws found in so-called smart devices.
Lucian Constantin
10.26.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Researchers Find Vulnerability in Smart Home Control Apps

Apps used to control Wink Hub and Insteon Hub are vulnerable—the Internet of Hackable things rears its head once again.
Lucian Constantin
9.26.17
Internet of Things
Internet of Things

The Dangers of the 'Brainternet'

Can you hack the Internet Of Brains?
Jacob Dubé
9.25.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

465,000 Patients Need Software Updates for Their Hackable Pacemakers, FDA Says

A painful reminder that a future where the internet is in every device—even the most critical one—can be disastrous.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.30.17
sex toys
sex toys

Here’s Why We Need More Open Source Software For Buttplugs

It’s a triumph of back-end engineering.
Corin Faife
8.16.17
oniondildonics
oniondildonics

We Anonymously Controlled a Dildo Through the Tor Network

Sex toy makers are increasingly connecting their products to the internet, but privacy is often an afterthought. One researcher showed that an alternative is possible.
Joseph Cox
8.7.17
The internet of hackable things
The internet of hackable things

More Than 120,000 Internet Connected Cameras Can Be Easily Hacked, Researcher Warns

Oh, Internet of Things.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.28.17
def con
def con

Watch a Hacked, Internet-Connected Car Wash Repeatedly Attack a Car

It's the first example showing a connected device being used to physically attack someone.
Kim Zetter
7.28.17
def con
def con

Car Wash Hack Can Strike Vehicle, Trap Passengers, Douse Them With Water

"We believe this to be the first exploit of a connected device that causes the device to physically attack someone," researchers presenting the proof-of-concept say.
Kim Zetter
7.26.17
The internet of hackable things
The internet of hackable things

Nasty Bug Left Thousands of Internet of Things Devices Open to Hackers

Security researchers have found a new bug that would allow hackers to take full control of several types of Internet of Things devices.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.18.17