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IoT in the News: First Rulling by F.T.C. on The Internet of Things

On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission took its first action to protect consumers from reckless invasions of privacy in the realm of the Internet of Things, penalizing a company that sells Web-enabled video cameras for lax security practices. According to the F.T.C., the company, TRENDnet, told customers that its products…

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IoT in the News: The Dangers of IoT Without Security in Mind

Murder By Internet: Ubiquitous Internet connections will allow death by device and massive over-the-air theft by 2014. New cyberthreats that will emerge in 2014 include the use of Internet-connected devices to carry out physical crimes, including murders, and cybercriminals leveraging mobile-device Near Field Communications (NFC) to wreak havoc with banking and…

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IoT in the News: FTC to examine whether the IoT poses privacy concerns

The “Internet of Things” has drawn the attention of the Federal Trade Commission, which recently announced plans to hold a workshop examining privacy and security issues surrounding the concept. “In the not too distant future, consumers approaching a grocery store might receive messages from their refrigerator reminding them that they…

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