Tag: Internet of Things

The Blockchain Startup Ecosystem Continues To Expand Globally

There are so many different blockchain startups in the world, which makes it interesting to see what they are all up to. Outlier Ventures Research Team noticed how new startups are added at an accelerated pace. Interestingly enough, the UK is a strong area for these startups, although the US remains the clear leader. Blockchain Startups Are A Hot And Global Trend It is hard to hear or read anything …
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IoT Devices Are Being Hacked By Lizard Squad To Execute DDoS Attacks

People who have been following the tech news may recall the name Lizard Squad. This hacker collective has been a major pain in the neck for computer users all over the world. But it looks like they are changing tactics. Instead of relying on computer botnets, they are now enslaving other internet-connected devices to wreak more havoc. Lizard Squad Is Still On The Scene While most people agree the Internet …
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NSA Thinks of Pacemakers As A Matter of National Security

The NSA would like nothing more than to know every little detail about individual citizens. But it appears as of hacking computers is not enough, as they now want to monitor the Internet of Things. This would include pacemakers and other medical devices as well. Pacemakers Have Nothing To Do With National Security There is only so much the NSA can claim to collect on behalf of national security in …
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Consumers Feel Less Than 10% of IoT Devices Are Secure

The Internet of Things will connect even more devices to the Internet than many thought possible. But without proper security measures, this initiative will go nowhere anytime soon. As it turns out, consumers are not all that confident in the security of IoT products. Internet of Things Faces Consumer Doubts Convenience has often trumped security for most consumers, but that situation is coming to change. Given the recent increase in …
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