Internet of Things (IoT)

Cyberattacks Against IoT Devices on the Rise

Cyber attacks targeting IoT (Internet-of-Things) devices are rapidly increasing, as more people and organizations deploy them. IoT devices that are connected to the Internet but do not have a password set, or are often operated with the initial settings, are likely candidates to be targeted next. Various incidents have already occurred, some of which were

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Big Corporation Gets Ransomware—Is Lack Of Caution To Blame?

It’s really terrible when an ordinary person gets hit by ransomware. Our daily lives have become dependent on our use of PCs and mobile smartphones—especially those iPhones. Imagine checking your prized device for the most recent update on your life, your work, your emails, your socials, your images, your contacts, your financial details, your calendar,

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A Chilling IoT Reality: Will My Refrigerator Be Hacked?

With the advancement of the ‘connected cloud’ the Internet of Things (IoT) has also taken flight. Not long ago, IoT was a futuristic glimmer in the eye of blue chip brands like GE and Viking. Manufacturers of refrigerators, toasters, microwaves, and printers would have had to store data locally on the device itself instead of

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The Truth About Government Surveillance Will Make You Sick

Shut the door, close the blinds, pull the covers over your head—it doesn’t really matter—because you’re never completely protected from the digital eyes around you. If this assertion sound outlandish or downright impossible, just consider the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it has changed the ongoing state of our privacy. As you sit in

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