Amazon Key is still in the early stages yet there are so many questions of hacking, insurance risks and liability if problems were to occur during delivery.
Chinese government is using AI-Powered smart glasses inbuilt thermal imaging capability to screen residents for coronavirus as authorities ease the lockdown restrictions on Hubei province.
Many want the conveniences offered by technology through connected devices yet not compromising on privacy. One possible way to achieve it is to use a privacy-driven identity signal for interaction.
New smart home devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home are raising numerous legal and privacy issues, primarily because they are recording conversations that you have in your daily life. If you wouldn’t want your friend recording one of your conversations, would you want a digital device doing the same? In this month's lead article, we examine the privacy issues with connected devices and look towards a future with artificial intelligence thrown into the mix.
Facebook has once again found itself in the unenviable position of having to defend itself against privacy violation claims – this time via Facebook Portal.
A location tracking cloud vulnerability was found on hundreds of smartwatch brands using Thinkrace platform which allows third parties to access the devices without any particular hacking skills.
Security researchers discovered 33 vulnerabilities in millions of devices using four popular open-source libraries. The bugs allow attacks, including remote code execution and DDoS.
Attention is turning from smart home to smart building with Kaspersky report showing nearly 4 in 10 of smart buildings affected by a malicious cyber attack attempting to infect computers that control automation systems.
New report detailed a wide variety of IoT security and privacy flaws in common smart devices bought off-the-shelf from major retailers. Some of which are sending personal information to third party companies in China.
This article is based on a presentation made during the Data Privacy Asia 2016 conference held on 9-11 November 2016. Author Karen Ngan is a commercial law partner at Simpson Grierson (New Zealand) . She co–heads the firm's information and communications technology group and its data protection and privacy group. In this article she discusses some of the challenges with dealing with 21st century privacy issues under a Privacy Act that is over 20 years old. She also covers some of the measures or practices that have been taken to address some of these challenges.