Smart-home and Internet of Things security is just getting worse, and most vendors don't care, researchers lamented at the RSA Conference.
Half of smartphone apps for smart-home devices, including those made by Belkin, LIFX and TP-Link, have terrible security, a new study finds.
A researcher says LIFX Mini smart light bulbs reveal home Wi-Fi passwords and have basically no security.
Google Home, Chromecast can tell attacking websites which Wi-Fi networks are nearby, which reveals exactly where the devices physically are.
A Twitter video showed an Amazon Key lock system exploited by a malicious device that kept a home's door unlocked so a burglar could walk in.
Neither side could find much nice to say about Internet of Things devices in a debate at the ShmooCon security conference in Washington.
Pop off the bottom of a first-generation Amazon Echo, and you'll find a way to turn the smart speaker into a secret spying device.
A new flaw is endemic in open-source software that may affect thousands of home security cameras, which may never be fixed.
The Lynx by UBTech has Alexa inside, but it also does Yoga, dances and can even hug your kids during video calls.
Hundreds of thousands of webcams from a variety of cut-rate brands can easily be hacked from afar, even without default passwords.
Mirai is a newly public hacking tool that allows miscreants to take control of unsecured IoT devices and use them to take down websites.
Cybercriminals find ways to exploit smart devices. Here are the dangers that lurk in the Internet of Things, and how to keep yourself safe.
AT&T is expected to start testing 5G technology this year, making it the second American carrier to announce its plans.
Nest is opening its API and communications protocol so that a lot more smart home products will be able to talk to its thermostat, smoke detector, and security camera.
Sesame's instant smart lock fits over existing deadbolts to unlock your door using Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or even a custom knock.
Nest smart thermostats can be easily hacked to form botnets or spy on owners, researchers showed at the BlackHat security conference.
Hidden controls used by wireless carriers can be hacked to seize control of billions of mobile devices, including cellular-enabled vehicles.
Home Depot is now selling 60 products that support Wink's smart home platform, including light bulbs, window shades and water heaters.
Upscale hotels let guests control room lights and other functions with a tablet. But these systems can be hacked, with interesting results.
Arrayent embraces a novel cloud-based interface that controls everything from smoke detectors to refrigerators
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