Vulnerabilities in the Mi-Cam smart baby monitor allow hackers to hijack video feeds from all devices, located anywhere in the world.
Similar vulnerabilities affect some Sonos and Bose smart speakers that allow hackers to take over devices, collect data on users, and even make devices to play desired audio tracks.
Here's something to be cheery on Christmas Day —a vulnerability affecting a web server that's been embedded in hundreds of thousands of IoT devices.
The author of the BrickerBot malware has announced his retirement in an email to Bleeping Computer, also claiming to have bricked over 10 million devices since he started the "Internet Chemotherapy" project in November 2016.
Researchers find three vulnerabilities in an IoT safe that can be exploited to acquire the safe's PIN code, pair with the device, and open the safe.
A month after Amazon launched Amazon Key, security experts have already identified a flaw in the device's mode of operation that could allow rogue deliverymen to re-enter customer homes without being recorded.
Logitech will intentionally brick all Harmony Link universal hubs next year, on March 16, 2018. The company has emailed all Harmony Link customers with the bad news.
LG Electronics has avoided a security disaster this summer after it worked with security researchers to patch a vulnerability in the mobile app that customers are using to control a breadth of LG smart home devices.
Since mid-September, a new IoT botnet has grown to massive proportions. Codenamed IoT_reaper (Reaper for this article), researchers estimate its current size at nearly two million infected devices.
The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) has issued a public service announcement on the security and privacy concerns surrounding modern children's smartwatches.
Modern-day ships aren't that hard to hack according to Ken Munro, a security researcher at Pen Test Partners, a UK cyber-security company. Speaking at a conference in Athens, Greece, Munro detailed some of the most appalling security lapses he found while investigating naval ships that had equipment exposed online.
Gjoko Krstic, a security researcher with Zero Science Labs, has discovered secret hard-coded accounts in thermal security cameras manufactured by FLIR Systems, Inc., one of the largest vendor of such products.
A security firm's investigation of modern smart sex toys has revealed just how exposed most IoT devices running BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) really are.
Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems can be used as a means to bridge air-gapped networks with the outside world, allowing remote attackers to send commands to malware placed inside a target's isolated network.
Security researchers have discovered eight vulnerabilities — codenamed collectively as BlueBorne — in the Bluetooth implementations used by over 5.3 billion devices.
Almost a year after the emergence of the Mirai botnet, smart devices are still facing a barrage of credential attacks, and a device left connected to the Internet with default credentials will be hijacked in about two minutes.
Metadata from web traffic generated by smart devices installed in a home can reveal quite a lot of information about the owner's habits and lifestyle.
On Tuesday, August 8, smart locks manufacturer LockState botched an over-the-air firmware update for its WiFi enabled smart locks, causing the devices to lose connectivity to the vendor's servers and the ability to open doors for its users.