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Microsoft built its own custom Linux OS to secure IoT devices

Microsoft built its own custom Linux OS to secure IoT devices

April 17, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Finally, it's happening. Microsoft has built its own custom Linux kernel to power " Azure Sphere ," a newly launched tech...
Cracking WiFi Passwords By Hacking into Smart Kettles

Cracking WiFi Passwords By Hacking into Smart Kettles

October 20, 2015Mohit Kumar
Hackers have come after your phone, your computer, and your car . Now hackers are coming after your home refrigerators, Smart TVs , ...
w00t! Google OnHub Router actually Runs on Chrome OS; Here's How to Root it

w00t! Google OnHub Router actually Runs on Chrome OS; Here's How to Root it

October 12, 2015Khyati Jain
Are you intrigued with the idea of disassembling things and making them work your ways? Then you’ll find this coverage to be one of its ...
Raspberry Pi 2 — $35 Computer with Quad-Core Processor and it runs Free Windows 10

Raspberry Pi 2 — $35 Computer with Quad-Core Processor and it runs Free Windows 10

February 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Earlier today, when Raspberry Pi Foundation unveiled the second avatar of its mini computer, the tech giant Microsoft revealed that Wind...
Hacking Traffic Lights is Amazingly Really Easy

Hacking Traffic Lights is Amazingly Really Easy

August 20, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Hacking Internet of Things (IoTs) have become an amazing practice for cyber criminals out there, but messing with Traffic lights would be s...
Web-based DropCam Surveillance Systems Vulnerable to Hackers

Web-based DropCam Surveillance Systems Vulnerable to Hackers

July 14, 2014Wang Wei
The popular home surveillance webcam service DropCam that keep an eye on your house when you aren’t there, can be used as a weapon again...
Smart LED Lightbulbs Can be Hacked too; Vulnerability exposes Wi-Fi Passwords

Smart LED Lightbulbs Can be Hacked too; Vulnerability exposes Wi-Fi Passwords

July 08, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Until now, we have seen how different smart home appliances such as refrigerators, TVs and routers could expose our private data, but now yo...
Desktop Viruses Coming to Your TV and Connected Home Appliances

Desktop Viruses Coming to Your TV and Connected Home Appliances

April 22, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Smart Devices are growing at an exponential rate and so are the threats to them. After your Computers, Servers, Routers , Mobiles and...
Free Microsoft Windows for the Internet of Things and Mobile Devices

Free Microsoft Windows for the Internet of Things and Mobile Devices

April 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Tomorrow, 8th April could be a sad day for all those who are still using Windows XP, as it is an official assassination day of it, but t...
Philips Smart TVs vulnerable to Screen Hijack and Cookie Theft

Philips Smart TVs vulnerable to Screen Hijack and Cookie Theft

March 29, 2014Wang Wei
Previous articles on The Hacker News have highlighted that How Internet of Things (IoT) opens your home to cyber threats. Recently t...
Linux Worm targets Internet-enabled Home appliances to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Linux Worm targets Internet-enabled Home appliances to Mine Cryptocurrencies

March 19, 2014Anonymous
Could a perfectly innocent looking device like router, TV set-top box or security cameras can mine Bitcoins? YES! Hackers will not going...
Cisco Offers $300,000 Prize For 'Internet of Things' Security Apps

Cisco Offers $300,000 Prize For 'Internet of Things' Security Apps

March 03, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In the last few years, this emerging domain for the  Internet of Things  has been attracting the significant interest, and will continue...
100,000 Refrigerators and other home appliances hacked to perform cyber attack

100,000 Refrigerators and other home appliances hacked to perform cyber attack

January 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Have you given shed to Zombies in your house? No???? May be you have no idea about it. After Computers, Servers, Routers, Mobiles, Tablets…....
Android based Cars may pose various Security and Privacy Issues

Android based Cars may pose various Security and Privacy Issues

January 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After being an owner of Smartphones, now it’s your turn to own a Smart Car. Wouldn’t it sound great if you could use your favorite mobile ap...
Coca-Cola reserved 16 Million MAC addresses to race in The Internet of Things

Coca-Cola reserved 16 Million MAC addresses to race in The Internet of Things

January 05, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Have you seen the Coca-Cola " Freestyle " soda fountain yet? Instead of levers for different sodas, you have got a touchscreen, in...