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Qadium Reaps $20M Venture Round For IoT Device Search Engine | Xconomy

In-brief: Another security-focused startup targeting the Internet of Things: Qadium, which promises to be a Google Street View for Internet connected devices.

Study: Serious Web Security Flaws Rampant on Embedded Devices

In-brief: three quarters of embedded systems that sport web interfaces tested by researchers at universities in Germany and France contained serious security vulnerabilities, according to a new study. The results raise more questions about the security of embedded devices including home routers and home surveillance cameras. 

Will MAC Address leaking pose a privacy risk for IoT?

In-brief: privacy researchers warn that the media access control (MAC) addresses that identify connected devices pose a¬†serious privacy risk to individuals: allowing would-be attackers or businesses to collect a wealth of data about an individual’s movements, activities and preferences.