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Opinion: What Makes IoT Security So Hard?

April 5, 2016 11:450 comments
Companies looking to manufacture connected devices have to tackle four main challenges says Exosite CTO Mark Benson.

In-brief: What makes IoT security so hard for these companies? Exosite Chief Technology Officer Mark Benson has identified four, important factors to consider and address.

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Massive Breach at Law Firm Exposes Shell Companies

April 4, 2016 11:120 comments
Massive Breach at Law Firm Exposes Shell Companies

In-brief: A massive leak of sensitive client data from a Panama-based law firm, Mossack Fonseca, has sent shockwaves around the world: exposing shell companies and other tax havens set up by the wealthy, elected officials and celebrities.

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Research Raises More Alarms on Connected Home Products

April 1, 2016 12:570 comments
Research Raises More Alarms on Connected Home Products

In-brief: A new study by BitDefender suggests that security lapses dampen the appeal of smart home appliances and could (literally) open the door to burglars.

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Identity Thieves Misfile, Hit With Whopping Tax Bill

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Identity Thieves Misfile, Hit With Whopping Tax Bill

In-brief: Hackers believed to be responsible for a wave of tax identity theft scams got a rude awakening last month: a whopping bill from the IRS. A common mistake in their fraudulent filings appears to be the cause. 

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Supply Chain Wreck: CCTV Firmware Vulnerable

March 24, 2016 10:510 comments
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The software used by tens of thousands of digital video recorders (DVRs) used with closed circuit cameras (CCTVs) is vulnerable to being remotely hacked, a researcher has discovered.

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