Last week, I wrote about Shenzhen Gwelltimes Technology Co’s ubiquitous “home security” cameras that may be hacked with ease by voyeurs and criminals, seemingly the final phrase in dangerously lax safety — however right here comes scrappy underdog Swann Security, with a hold-my-beer turning level in shitty know-how designs: a self-hacking digicam that nonconsensually […]
Microsoft right now introduced a significant replace to Azure IoT Edge, its cloud resolution for web of issues gadgets. It’s exiting preview and gaining help for brand spanking new gadgets, administration companies, and developer instruments. “Since we introduced Azure IoT Edge just over a year ago, we have seen many examples of the real-world impact […]
Photo: August Home One of the most important points with renting an Airbnb is the potential problems of stepping into the Airbnb. Will the host be out there to provide the key? Will the neighbors suppose you’re attempting to interrupt in in case you’re awkwardly scouring the premises? Is there some annoying trick to getting […]
People who assist home abuse survivors say that they’re dealing with an epidemic of girls whose abusers are torturing them by breaking into their dwelling sensible units, gaslighting them by altering their thermostat settings, locking them out of their properties, spying on them by their cameras.
The abusers are sometimes ex-partners […]
Shenzhen Gwelltimes Technology Co., Ltd is the white-label vendor behind an entire constellation of Internet of Things networked house cameras bought as safety cameras, child screens, pet screens, and comparable applied sciences; these cameras are designed to be monitored by their house owners utilizing an app, and due to farcically unhealthy default passwords (“123”) […]
Fingerprint locks are catastrophically awful, half LXVII: the software program safety on the crowdfunded Tapplock “is basically nonexistent” — the lock broadcasts its personal unlock code over Bluetooth, and should you ship it again to the lock, it pops open.
It’s additionally seemingly made out of metal tempered with papier mache: Pentest Partners […]
As of July 1, registering a automotive in China will contain registering an RFID radio-beacon that will probably be planted on the automotive to be able to monitor its actions.
The Chinese authorities says it would use steady, realtime monitoring of the situation of all vehicles for safety, crimefighting and concrete planning.
The tiny embedded processors in sensible devices — together with a lot of the Internet of Shit — are in a position to do a whole lot of sensing with out exhausting their batteries, as a result of sensing is affordable by way of energy consumption.
But it is when battery-powered units begin […]
Remember when the worst factor that would occur to your doll was it shedding an eye fixed? How instances have modified. In the most recent toy scandal (sure, those are a thing now), a connected teddy bear leaked the voice recordings of greater than 2 million kids and oldsters, together with e-mail addresses and password info […]
Jonathan Zittrain (previously) writes, “There’s reason to worry about security for the ever-growing Internet of Things, and it’ll be tempting to encourage vendors to solely control their devices that much more, limiting interoperability or user tinkering. There are alternatives – models for maintaining firmware patches for orphaned devices, and a ‘Faraday mode’ so that […]