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‘Woke up sweating’: Texas power companies remotely raise temperatures on people using their smart thermostats

Smart thermostats can be remotely adjusted during periods of high energy demand.

On Jun 18, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Smartlock developer settles with FTC after security vulnerabilities found

The FTC settled with Tapplock for misrepresenting how secure its devices were.

On Apr 8, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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What happens when smart cities open the physical world to cyberattacks?

From gridlocking Manhattan to weaponizing appliances, internet-connected cities may become a security nightmare.

On Sep 28, 2019 by Ben Dickson

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More smart home devices vulnerable, McAfee researchers find

McAfee researchers were able to hack two home devices.

On Feb 25, 2019 by Ben Dickson

How to Protect Yourself From Online Identity Theft on the Dark Web: woman hiding face behind credit cards

How to protect yourself from identity theft on the dark web

Here's everything you need to know about online identity theft.

On Aug 20, 2018 by Ben Dickson

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Who is responsible when the internet of things malfunctions?

Who holds responsibility when it comes to the internet of things.

On Jul 7, 2018 by Benjamin Powers

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Someone hacked a casino’s high-roller list through a high-tech fish tank

There's always a way in.

On Apr 15, 2018 by Chris Tognotti

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Millions of smart TVs are vulnerable to hackers

Here's what you can do to protect yourself.

On Feb 14, 2018 by Ben Dickson

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Why IOTA could be the next Bitcoin

IOTA could become the standardized currency of the so-called Internet of Things.

On Dec 18, 2017 by Claire Downs

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How to ditch keys forever with a smart lock

A smart lock can make your front door a whole lot more useful.

On Aug 15, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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The quiet war against ownership

A major conflict is shaping up between the owners of smart devices and the companies that produced them.

On Aug 14, 2017 by Joshua A.T. Fairfield

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Latest bankruptcy proves ‘smart cards’ were a complete disaster

Plastc filed for bankruptcy this week after taking $9 million in pre-orders.

On Apr 21, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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City on the frontline of cyberwarfare to host Global Cybersecurity Summit

GCS2017 will host experts and thought leaders from both the private and public sector.

On Apr 21, 2017 by Ben Dickson

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These wall hooks are watching and recording everything you do

Be aware of the ordinary objects that surround you.

On Apr 12, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Angry businessman bricks customer’s garage opener after reading his 1-star review

Imagine if this was more than a garage door opener.

On Apr 4, 2017 by Phillip Tracy