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privacy
privacy

Connected Car Technology Can Enable Abusers to Track Their Victims

A growing number of automakers are enabling location tracking in internet-connected cars, a technology that experts say can be misused by abusers to track their victims.
Tracey Lindeman
4 days ago
IoT
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
wasted
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
Iridium
Iridium

The Making of the Largest Satellite Constellation in History

How Iridium rose from its ashes to launch the era of satellite megaprojects.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.27.18
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 of Things
Internet of Things

The Dangers of the 'Brainternet'

Can you hack the Internet Of Brains?
Jacob Dubé
9.25.17
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

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
Consumerism
Consumerism

A Thermostat, a Meditation On Humanity

I'm getting emotional about HVAC over here.
Carl Franzen
7.19.17
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