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Samsung’s Pitch for ARTIK IoT Platform Emphasizes Security

May 13, 2015 10:580 comments
Samsung's Artik development boards promise better security and easier development as a way to lure IoT engineers to the platform.

In-brief: Samsung introduced its ARTIK development boards, which offer advanced security features and integration with Arduino as a way to lure IoT developers to the platform.  Like this:Like Loading…

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DEFCON To Host IoT Hacking Village

May 6, 2015 17:150 comments
DEFCON To Host IoT Hacking Village

The Internet of Things has arrived – at least insofar as the hacker underground is concerned. The IoT is getting its own Village at DefCon. Sure, it’s been easy enough to see for a while that hacking “stuff” was what all the cool kids were doing, whether you were talking about Barnaby Jack’s “Jackpotting ATMs” presentation or the research on telematics systems by folks like Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek. But the creation of a dedicated “IoT Village” at the show, alongside staples like the Lockpick Village, the Wireless Village and the Packet Hacking Village (aka “The Wall of Sheep”) establishes Internet of Things hacking as a major new “vertical” within the diverse and fast-evolving hacking subculture. [Read more Security Ledger coverage of hacking the Internet of Things.]   Villages are dedicated areas of the DEFCON conference where attendees can converge to view demonstrations and take part in hands on lessons […]

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Amid Rampant Data Theft, Consumers left Breached and Burned Out

May 4, 2015 17:260 comments
Consumers are experiencing data breach burnout and aren't taking steps to protect themselves, data from Experian suggests.

In-brief: According to data from Experian, fewer than one in ten consumers who have had personal information exposed in a major data breach take advantage of credit monitoring services offered by the company responsible for the breach – evidence of what the company says is data breach fatigue. Like this:Like Loading…

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A Good Housekeeping Seal for the Connected Home?

April 21, 2015 21:340 comments
A Good Housekeeping Seal for the Connected Home?

In-brief: Experts on the security of the Internet of Things warned that lax security and privacy protections are rampant in connected home products, but consumers have no way of knowing whether the products they buy are easy targets for hackers.  Like this:Like Loading…

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