Security researcher and IoT hacker Dennis Giese talks about his mission to liberate robot vacuums from the control of their manufacturers, letting owners tinker with their own devices and – importantly – control the data they collect about our most intimate surroundings.
Tag: smart home
In this episode of the podcast, host Paul Roberts speaks with Colin O’Flynn, CTO and founder of the firm NewAE about his work to patch shoddy software on his home’s electric oven – and the bigger questions about owners rights to fix, tinker with or replace the software that powers their connected stuff.
The work of vulnerability research has changed a lot in the last two decades. In this episode, Security Ledger Podcast host Paul Roberts chats with the independent researcher known as “Sick Codes” about the growing risk of open source supply chain hacks, his method for bug hunting and what projects are in the pipeline for 2021.
The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said the agency was assessing the cyber risk of smart TVs sold by the Chinese electronics giant TCL, following reports that the devices may give the company “back door” access to deployed sets.
Chinese electronics giant TCL has acknowledged security holes in some models of its smart television sets, but denies that it maintains a secret “back door” that gives it control over deployed TVs.