Étiquette : iot (Page 1 of 2)

“Google says it has fixed an issue that allowed old owners of Nest security cameras to continue to view a feed from the device, even after deregistering it from their account. The issue could have potentially allowed an old owner of one of the cameras to continue to look through it, even after selling it to someone else. The new owner would have had no indication that a stranger could be able to look inside their home. ”

Source : Used Nest cameras had bug that let previous owners peer into homes – The Verge

“Under the new law, all new internet-connected devices made or sold in California with a default password will be required to make that password unique and secure for every single device. That means no more devices shipped with username/password combos of “admin/admin,” for example. It’s far from a panacea—and really, why aren’t you using a password manager already—but it’s a step towards at least a minimal baseline of security in our internet-of-things addled future.”

Source : California Is Making It Illegal for Devices to Have Shitty Default Passwords – Motherboard

«Le Conseil des Etats a refusé d’assouplir une ordonnance sur le rayonnement émis par les antennes de téléphonie mobile, compromettant le lancement, en 2020, de la 5G. Les opérateurs télécoms sont furieux, mais les milieux de la santé demandent d’être prudents»

Source : Le virage numérique suisse est menacé – Le Temps

Zuckerberg has always enjoyed what he calls the « deterministic » nature of engineering—the element of being able to sit down and build something that does exactly what you want it to do. For all the wildly ambitious things he can accomplish as the head of a company of more than 15,000 people that has billions of users across Messenger, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook itself, he missed that pleasurable certainty.

Source : At Home With Mark Zuckerberg And Jarvis, The AI Assistant He Built For His Family | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

« I think government involvement is coming, and I’d like to get ahead of it. I’d like to start thinking about what this would look like.We’re now at the point where we need to start making more ethical and political decisions about how these things work. When it didn’t matter—when it was Facebook, when it was Twitter, when it was email—it was OK to let programmers, to give them the special right to code the world as they saw fit. We were able to do that. But now that it’s the world of dangerous things—and it’s cars and planes and medical devices and everything else—maybe we can’t do that anymore ».

Source : Bruce Schneier: ‘The Internet Era of Fun and Games Is Over’ | The Daily Dot

Ces systèmes de chauffage « n’étaient pas la cible de cette attaque, ils ont été compromis dans une cyberattaque visant des entités européennes », a déclaré son responsable cybersécurité, Jarkko Saarimäki. « Cette attaque a été réalisée de façon à faire passer son trafic à travers différents systèmes vulnérables », parmi lesquels ces systèmes de chauffage.

Source : Une attaque informatique prive de chauffage des immeubles finlandais

The botnets are made up of tens of thousands of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including unsecure routers, digital video recorders (DVRs) and connected IP cameras. Such IoT machines have been shown widely vulnerable to simple hacks, meaning the bot masters are easily able to build up vast networks of compromised systems to send extraordinary volumes of traffic to a chosen target.

Source : How Hacked Cameras Are Helping Launch The Biggest Attacks The Internet Has Ever Seen

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