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.
Smart devices are now a fact of life – they touch almost every part of our existence. Yet smart home devices have now further eroded our right to privacy. In this article we take a look at just how these devices have reduced our ability to resist an invasion of privacy - and just why we need to be aware of how that elusive goal of privacy is becoming even more difficult to attain.
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.
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.
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.
Whiles sales of smart speakers are skyrocketing, research from the Ponemon Institute, reveals that 69% of respondents say they are very concerned about protecting their data privacy when using these smart devices.
New type of attack on voice assistants uses ultrasonic waves to access the devices through solid surfaces that are inaudible to humans without the use of special equipment.
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.
Facebook has once again found itself in the unenviable position of having to defend itself against privacy violation claims – this time via Facebook Portal.