Tag Archives: Internet of Things

The cat and mouse game of internet security

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Security is an evolutionary business rather than a revolutionary one. “Computer security has been around for 25 or 30 years and the threats keep evolving,” Avast CEO Vince Steckler in a video interview with ValueTech. The solutions keep evolving too. “If you go back 20 years ago, the big issue was script kiddies and big public splashes […]

2016: The Year of Spying Microwaves and Hijacked Cars

The security stakes only seem to be rising when it comes to the threats that affect us as modern-day consumers.   Over the past year, we have seen a list of notable mobile threats that put people’s privacy at risk. Previously unseen vulnerabilities surfaced, such as Certifi-gate and Stagefright, both of which can be exploited […]

Internet of Things: What you need to do to protect yourself

The Internet of Things (IoT) join together physical devices that we use every day with information technology. Using internet-connected devices expands our ability to control and monitor in the real world.  The IoT is literally changing our lives. The Internet of Things has the potential to fundamentally shift the way we interact with our surroundings. The ability to monitor […]

In 2016, your home will be a target for hackers

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Your home and the devices in it will be a viable target for cybercrooks in 2016. Back in the good ol’ days of the early 2000s until just a few years ago, all we had to be concerned about was security on our desktop computers and laptop. In the intervening years, mobile devices have become […]

Digital toy company hack exposes information and risks kids’ privacy

Internet-connected toys gather data on the user and have weak security compared to other computer products. Digital devices and toys like cameras, smartwatches, and tablets may be on your child’s Christmas wish list. But more parents are having second thoughts about placing these items under the tree, because Internet-connected toys gather data on the user […]

How my TV got infected with ransomware and what you can learn from it

A look at some of the possible ways your new smart TV could be the subject of cyberattacks.Read More

The Anatomy of an IoT Hack

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The Internet is everywhere —  in your TV, your light bulb, and even your refrigerator. We are now living in the world of the Internet of Things. With all of our physical devices connected to the Internet, it’s important to understand how someone might access your information or violate your privacy through these devices. As […]

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Linux.Wifatch は、ルーターや他の IoT デバイスに感染しますが、不思議なことに、侵入先のデバイスのセキュリティ強化に努めているようです。

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Is there an Internet-of-Things vigilante out there?

Linux.Wifatch compromises routers and other IoT devices and appears to try and improve infected devices’ security.

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自動車のセキュリティ脆弱性に関するニュースが毎週のように報じられています。ドライバーに注意が必要だとすれば、どうすれば身を守ることができるのでしょうか。

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