by Steve Bell

Points to consider before buying a smart device

There’s no getting away from it, many smart devices are pretty cool. A smart TV for instance, hooks up to the internet and gives you big screen access to some really interesting content –depending on your interests of course.

by Steve Bell

March of the IoT botnets

A new botnet, which appears to be in a testing phase, has been discovered targeting poorly-protected Internet of Things (IoT) devices to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. The Chalubo bot is using obfuscation techniques to hide its presence.

by Steve Bell

To err is not only human, it’s also machine

Today, you can’t read a newspaper or online publication or turn on the TV without seeing some reference to artificial intelligence (AI). It’s either touted as the next transformational technology that is going to change the world for the better or bleakly referred to as a potential curse that could see legions of people without work and a socie...

by Steve Bell

California bans weak IoT passwords

In a landmark move, California is the first US state to regulate IoT security after Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law. In fact, it’s the first state, local or national government, to make such a move.

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