Tags consumer electronics

'Critical' flaw in apps for Sennheiser headphones allows certificate access

by Jeff Stone • 4 years ago

The mistake means that hackers could decrypt the key and use the certificate, a means of digital authentication, to monitor victims’ traffic and launch main-in-the-middle attacks.

Hackers could hijack internet-connected speakers to remotely play whatever they want

by Chris Bing • 5 years ago

For now, it's just Rick Rolls. Yet the hack could be used for far more sinister purposes.

FTC sues home router maker over security flaws

by Shaun Waterman • 6 years ago

D-Link products put the personal cybersecurity and private data of thousands of Americans at risk, the complaint states.

NSA deputy: IoT is a growing security problem

by Shaun Waterman • 6 years ago

The explosion in the numbers of web-connected devices heralded by the Internet of Things risks making us all more vulnerable online, NSA Deputy Director Rick Ledgett warned business leaders Tuesday.