Internet of Things

Internet of Things

This Tool Shows Exposed Cameras Around Your Neighbourhood

Through a novel marrying of different tools, Kamerka can take an address, landmark, or coordinates and display exposed internet connected cameras on a map.
Joseph Cox
11.5.18
Facebook

Facebook Knows You Don’t Want to Trust Its Portal Camera

After so many privacy issues in the last two years, the social media company is hoping that putting security front and center will lure users to its new product.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.8.18
security

California Is Making It Illegal for Devices to Have Shitty Default Passwords

The law only applies to passwords that come pre-programmed into devices, but it’s still a step in the right direction.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.5.18
Internet of Shit

New California Law Aims to Fix the Internet of Broken Things

But security experts say it will take a lot more than regulation to fix this particular dumpster fire.
Karl Bode
9.19.18
IoT

The Internet of Things Needs Food Safety-Style Ratings for Privacy and Security

Consumer Reports is the first to integrate privacy and security in reviews in a bid to fix the internet of broken things.
Karl Bode
8.9.18
Hacking

Hackers Could Cause Havoc By Pwning Internet-Connected Irrigation Systems

Researchers at a university in Israel have found ways to turn smart irrigation systems into a botnet that could theoretically drain some of a city’s water reserves. But don’t panic.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.8.18
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

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

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

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

The Dangers of the 'Brainternet'

Can you hack the Internet Of Brains?
Jacob Dubé
9.25.17
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