Tags smart homes
New Wi-Fi chip bug affects everything from Amazon's Echo to home routers
An estimated 1 billion devices are affected.
FTC settles with device maker D-Link, requires 'comprehensive' security effort
Commissioners voted 5-0 to approve the settlement.
Newly reported flaws in cameras, locks add to scrutiny of smart-home security
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
Trend Micro researchers look to make home-automation systems less susceptible to hacking and tampering.
Comcast launches subscription Wi-Fi security service
The add-on subscription is mean to monitor and blocks suspicious activity on all home devices.
New report warns of connected-car security dangers
Securing the connected, smart and increasingly autonomous cars of tomorrow against hackers and online criminals will only get harder, warns the Cloud Security Alliance.