Germany bans children’s smartwatches

Eavesdropping concerns and security failings were behind last week's decision in Germany to ban sales of various children's...

Presentation: The IoT Privacy Threat Landscape

Forum founder Gilad Rosner gave a presentation on the IoT Privacy Threat Landscape at NIST's IoT Cybersecurity Colloquium on...

FTC updates COPPA guidance for the IoT age

The FTC's recently revised guidance document for compliance with COPPA now includes references to the Internet of Things and...

FBI issues privacy warning over connected toys

The FBI has weighed into a major controversy with a consumer notice encouraging parents "to consider cyber security prior to...

IoT vulnerabilities exposed by 11-year-old whiz kid

Before an audience of experts at the International One cybersecurity conference in the Hague this week, an 11-year-old tech...

“Intimacy and the IoT” talk given at UC Berkeley

Popular discourse would have us believe that the IoT is the greatest boon to humanity since electricity, or the greatest threat to...

Another IoT toy security failure: 2 million voice messages left exposed

Maker of cuddly connected devices Spiral Toys have joined a small but growing club of toymakers now infamous for compromising the...

Privacy and Consumer Groups Bring Complaint about Toys That Spy

Privacy and consumer watchdog groups have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission about toys that are insecure enough...