23 Apr 2020

Connected Home Hubs Open Houses to Full Remote Takeover

According to researchers at ESET, three different connected home hub systems, Fibaro Home Center Lite, Homematic Central Control Unit, and Elko’s eLAN-RF-003 contain serious bugs that could allow for unauthenticated remote code execution (RCE) as well as information disclosure and man-in-the-middle attacks. The home hubs are used to connect to

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20 Dec 2018

How One Lightbulb Could Allow Hackers to Burgle Your Home

Huge numbers of Americans around the country will see their home become even more internet connected this Christmas, as smart devices abound. Security experts continue to warn, however, that even something like a smart lightbulb, especially when connected to a centralized application on your smartphone, provide vulnerable entry points to

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29 Nov 2018

People Who Buy Smart Speakers Have Given Up on Privacy, Researchers Find

The general attitude towards privacy held by most of those using smart devices has become one of resignation, according to a recent study from researchers at the University of Michigan. In spite of privacy risks and regular breaches that accompany devices such smart TVs and speakers, users have taken up

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