IoT product maker bricks device as revenge for bad review

Man buys IoT garage door opener. Man thinks product is poorly made, leaves comment in manufacturer's forum and on Amazon.

Workshop on Privacy and Security of Computer Vision

A new workshop in Hawaii will examine the future of computer vision (real-time video and/or image analysis), which is rapidly...

Data Transparency Lab 2017 Grant Program

The 2017 Data Transparency Lab grant scheme is offering up to €50,000 for research aiding the development of transparency...

Security bug found in IoT hospital dishwasher

A Miele industrial dishwasher intended for hospital use has caused general concern after a security vulnerability was found by...

IoT Vibrator maker settles out of court for violating users’ privacy

We-Vibe, the bold "smart sex toy" firm has agreed to pay thousands of dollars to each user active before September 6, 2016, after...

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...

Workshop: “Pushing Back on the Internet of Things”

Princeton University’s Center for IT Policy (CITP), collaborating with the Center for Digital Humanities, is soliciting "teams...

eHealth Privacy Policy Challenge

Challenge.gov, the official organizer of US federal tech/science competitions, has unveiled the Privacy Policy Snapshot Challenge...

CES 2017 – Day Two, Privacy Wrap-up

Day 2 of CES comes to a close, and two trends from Day 1 remain: I saw more robots that do face recognition, and I remain...