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...

Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Recognition Tricked

German techies have fooled the Galaxy 8's iris recognition authentication software by placing a contact lens over a life-size...

Wearables as reliable incriminating evidence

Now, with a growing influx of IoT sensors being deployed across society, police can access dozens of reliable trackers cooperating...

Bose lawsuit alleges spying on habits through headphones

The 'Connect' app enables extra features for select Bose headsets and speakers in the QuietComfort, QuietControl, SoundLink and...

IoT Privacy & Security Workshop Report

The European Commission organised and hosted an IoT Privacy & Security workshop in Brussels back in January 2017, where...

Fellowship on IoT workplace privacy/security

A postdoctoral researcher is required for at least 12 months at the Center for Security Informatics at Indiana University to study...

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...

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...