A young hacker has pleaded guilty to taking part in an effort to bring down Sony's Playstation gaming platform by hijacking "internet of things" devices, Justice Department officials announced.
The security firm that found the vulnerability said locked in users may need an "angle grinder" to get out of the Qiui Cellmate.
If a hacker monitored a misconfigured sever during the camera setup, they could "then stream video, take screenshots, record video, or play music using the obtained credentials," experts warned.
The Petnet SmartFeeder—which lets users automate the supply of portions of food to their cats or dogs at home with the help of a smartphone application—has been blasted on Twitter by impacted owners.
"Companies like Amazon are stoking fear, convincing us that we need these devices to keep us safe from the outside world. They know that these devices are not safe," one expert told Newsweek.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is not just a security problem. It's also a privacy nightmare.
There's a dark side to this wireless-driven revolution in convenience. The danger goes beyond hacking.
The FCC ruled the firm's tiny satellites were too small to be adequately monitored, and risked collision with other spacecraft.
A cybersecurity researcher sent vibrate commands to a butt plug from his laptop.
CalAmp focuses primarily on the fast-growing niche of wireless machine-to-machine communications technology, while Cisco has struggled to find top-line growth.
Your internet-connected fridge may be making money for other people.
More than 800,000 customer credentials were left exposed between Christmas day 2016 and the first week of January.
The banks' websites were hit with cyberattacks by same botnet that caused major disruption to the internet in October.
John McAfee says attacks are "harbinger of near-future attacks that will be more devastating."
The KYON smart collar can tell if your dog is lost, sick or even drowning.