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Warning Issued Over Hackable ADT's LifeShield Home Security Cameras

Researchers have issued warning over hackable ADT's Blue (LifeShield) Home Security Cameras

Smart doorbells 'easy target for hackers' study finds

Major security flaws in popular smart doorbells are putting consumers at risk of being targeted by hackers inside their homes, according to Which.

Researcher Creates Ransomware Attack That Can Target Smart Coffee Makers

Modifying the firmware of coffee maker allows ransomware attack on the machine while taking over other functions. Keep your IoT updated.

IDC: Smart home devices remain resilient through COVID-19

IDC has said that smart home devices will remain strong this year despite the coronavirus' effects on the economies of the world. In 2024, IDC expects 1.4 billion smart home device shipments.

Ring's Flying In-Home Camera Drone Escalates Privacy Worries

Privacy fears are blasting off after Amazon's Ring division unveiled the new Always Home Cam, a smart home security camera drone.

Amazon Alexa security bug allowed access to voice history

A flaw in Amazon's Alexa smart home devices could have allowed hackers access personal information and conversation history, cyber-security researchers say.

Bugs in HDL Automation expose IoT devices to remote hijacking

A security researcher discovered vulnerabilities in an automation system for smart homes and buildings that allowed taking over accounts belonging to other users and control associated devices. Barak Sternberg shows how some weak spots in the HDL automation system could have been leveraged by attackers to fully compromise it.

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