If your smartphones, tablets, smart refrigerators, smart TVs and other smart devices are smart enough to make your life easier, their smart behavior could also be leveraged by hackers to steal data, invade your privacy or spy on you, if not secured properly.
One such experiment has recently been performed by a team of student hackers, demonstrating a new attack method to turn smart devices
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Today, many automobiles companies are offering vehicles that run on the mostly drive-by-wire system, which means a majority of car’s functions—from instrument cluster to steering, brakes, and accelerator—are electronically controlled.
No doubt these auto-control systems make your driving experience much better, but at the same time, they also increase the risk of getting hacked.
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In-brief: Close to five billion “fuzzing” tests conducted during 2016 reveal protocols used by industrial control systems, vehicles and Internet of Things devices to be weaker, on average, with many crashing hundreds of times and revealing vulnerabilities that could be used by malicious actors. A study of 4.8 billion automated…
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I think we should stop going crazy over the smart things unless it’s secure enough to be called SMART—from a toaster, security cameras, and routers to the computers and cars—everything is hackable.
But the worst part comes in when these techs just require some cheap and easily available kinds of stuff to get compromised.
Want example? It took just cheap magnets purchased from Amazon online
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If you are hoverboard rider, you should be concerned about yourself.
Thomas Kilbride, a security researcher from security firm IOActive, have discovered several critical vulnerabilities in Segway Ninebot miniPRO that could be exploited by hackers to remotely take “full control” over the hoverboard within range and leave riders out-of-control.
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Security researchers have discovered a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in an open-source software development library used by major manufacturers of the Internet-of-Thing devices that eventually left millions of devices vulnerable to hacking.
The vulnerability (CVE-2017-9765), discovered by researchers at the IoT-focused security firm Senrio, resides in the software development
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