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Z-Wave smart-home gadgets announce new IoT security standards

Less than a month ago, hackers took control of an ocean of unsecured connected home devices, then essentially crashed the entire internet by using them to flood the web’s largest internet management company with bogus traffic. Now, the makers of smart gadgets that communicate using Z-Wave are ratcheting up their security standards to help reassure […]

Hackers could exploit Philips Hue smart bulb security flaw, study shows

Serious security concerns regarding the Internet of Things (IoT) are continuing to mount in the wake of the massive DDoS attack that used a massive IoT botnet to take down a portion of the internet in October. Now, researchers have found a security flaw in Philips Hue smart bulbs that could allow malicious hackers to […]