FTC Bureau Comments on IoT Product Hazards

A group of staff at the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection (BCP) have warned that poorly secured IoT devices could result in...

Autonomous Vehicle Regs Slowed Down for Good Reasons in Senate

The AV Start bill, intended to clear the regulatory path for self-driving vehicles, is being held up by at least three Democrat...

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: Attacking IoT Devices via their Sensors

Sensor attacks discussed involve Smart Traffic Systems, power grids, drones, GPS navigation, self-driving cars and medical...

Drone Crash was “Just a Matter of Time”

A commercial light airplane has collided with a drone in Quebec, Canada, causing only minor damage as the jet descended for...

Leaked: 540,000 vehicle tracking accounts

The Kromtech Security Center recently discovered the goldmine of email addresses, passwords, license plates and VINs belonging to...

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...