Tags smart homes

New Wi-Fi chip bug affects everything from Amazon's Echo to home routers

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

An estimated 1 billion devices are affected.

FTC settles with device maker D-Link, requires 'comprehensive' security effort

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Commissioners voted 5-0 to approve the settlement.

Newly reported flaws in cameras, locks add to scrutiny of smart-home security

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Patches are available for both vulnerabilities, and hackers would need physical access in both cases to carry out an attack.

By hacking one of their own homes, researchers want to open a window on IoT security

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Trend Micro researchers look to make home-automation systems less susceptible to hacking and tampering.

Comcast launches subscription Wi-Fi security service

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

The add-on subscription is mean to monitor and blocks suspicious activity on all home devices.

New report warns of connected-car security dangers

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

Securing the connected, smart and increasingly autonomous cars of tomorrow against hackers and online criminals will only get harder, warns the Cloud Security Alliance.

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