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Internet of Things – ICO’s six reasons why businesses should be thinking about data protection and the DCMS’s Secure by Design Report

In light of the booming market of the Internet of Things (“IoT”) and of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has published an article focusing on the key factors manufacturers and retailers of IoT devices … Continue reading

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New Mirai based malware variants – BrickerBot and a Bitcoin miner

The Mirai malware gained its infamy in October 2016 following its record breaking attack on systems operated by domain name system provider Dyn, using unsecured Internet of Things (“IoT“) enabled “smart” devices (such as CCTV recorders, webcams and routers). It … Continue reading

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Proof of concept hack on smart TVs heading

The vast room for improvement in protecting Internet-of-Things (“IoT”) devices has once again been highlighted by the recent proof of concept attack on Samsung smart TVs carried out by Swiss security consulting company, Oneconsult, in March 2017. Using an inexpensive … Continue reading

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