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Smart home security: what you should know?

By Kestas Malakauskas Home automation is the future. Smart thermostats and lighting systems make your home look and feel just right. Smart refrigerator orders food while you enjoy a lazy night in with a selection of movies, picked to fit your mood. All of that is already a reality or just a few years away. How to make sure that …

Internet of Things Security is Broken. CUJO is Fixing It.

Security expert Bruce Schneier has said that someone, somewhere “is learning how to take down the internet” using distributed-denial-of-service attacks. Hackers are evaluating servers around the world to identify the internet’s weak points and the most effective ways of bringing it down. Recently, the internet infrastructure company Dyn was attacked by hackers. Users around the world felt it as their …

Benefits of Connected Home Devices and Security Systems

Young people today do not know just how good they have when it comes to all the technological wonders available in the world. For those of an older generation, it can often feel as though we are living in a world of The Jetsons or Star Trek.  Almost everyone is online through their computers, tablets, smartphones, or a plethora of …

How Concerned Should You Be About Your IoT Home Security?

How concerned should you be about your IoT home security? If you trust the experts, you should be worried. The growth rate of the IoT has staggered many, and it is believed that the number of connected devices is soon to outnumber the human population of the planet. Unfortunately, as helpful, efficient and even eco-friendly as these gadgets are, IoT home …

The Ever-Increasing Security Risk of the Internet of Things (IoT)

The world is abuzz with the possibilities that an interconnected life brings. Everything from toothbrushes that can pop reminders to your phone, to a fridge that adds milk to your list automagically and a button that you can push to reorder your toilet paper. It seems as though everyone is racing to find ways to have devices use the power …

Baby Monitors hacked

How to protect your baby monitors and webcams from hackers

We can keep tabs on everything now. Methods of recording the world around us are so commonplace, so designed in, that we can forget that we’ve opened a new type of window into our private lives. The ability to gain access to something like your email account or credit card can reveal lots about a person. But the proliferation of …