Should the Internet of Vibrating Things be worried?

It’s been a bad period for Canada’s Standard Innovation Corp., with the news that their popular connected “pleasure device” (aka a vibrator…now everyone settle down), We Vibe 4 Plus, is easily hackable being followed by a corresponding lawsuit. The smart vibrator released two years ago is marketed towards couples spending time apart. It’s Bluetooth- and […]

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Future hackers might freeze you out til you pay up

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises communication between devices, higher efficiency, more productivity, but security experts and hackers have also warned that it means malicious attacks will move from the internet and into your home. This week, Andrew Tierney and Ken Munro, two researchers from U.K. security firm Pen Test Partners, showed the new home […]