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Re: The internet of things that shouldn't be on the internet

Post by thegrommit » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:46 pm

I like that they decided to change the process between new and old versions - presumably because people were accidentally triggering the first? :lol:
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Post by thegrommit » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:01 pm

Why bother trying to hack an IoT lock when you can easily drill it? :-^
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Post by thegrommit » Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:35 pm

Interesting thread linking to a couple of studies about IoT devices (especially "Smart" TV's) and the third-parties they talk to:
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Re: The internet of things that shouldn't be on the internet

Post by impar » Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:39 am

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“Click to Pray eRosary” – wearable smart device to pray the rosary for peace
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Physically, the device consists of ten consecutive black agate and hematite rosary beads, and of a smart cross which stores all the technological data connected to the app. When activated, the user has the possibility to choose either to pray the standard rosary, a contemplative Rosary and different kinds of thematic rosaries that will be updated every year. Once the prayer begins, the smart rosary shows the user’s progress throughout the different mysteries and keeps track of each rosary completed.
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Post by thegrommit » Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:58 pm

https://www.zdnet.com/article/security- ... the-world/
A Russian security researcher said she accidentally found a way to hack and take over all Xiaomi pet feeders located across the world.
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https://arstechnica.com/information-tec ... e-control/
five months after he returned the vehicle on May 31, his app continues to have control over the vehicle. Despite multiple other people renting the SUV in the intervening months, FordPass still allows Sinclair to track the location of the vehicle, lock and unlock it, and start or stop its engine.
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https://arstechnica.com/information-tec ... ing-setup/
Ring has pushed out a fix to a security issue in the configuration code for its Internet-connected home security products. Researchers from Bitdefender notified Ring in June of a flaw in Ring Video Doorbell Pro cameras' software that made it possible for wireless eavesdroppers to grab the Wi-Fi credentials of customers during the device's setup—because those credentials were sent over an unsecured Wi-Fi connection to the device using unencrypted HTTP.
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Post by thegrommit » Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:33 pm

Your robot duvet :fluffy:
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Post by thegrommit » Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:55 pm

Internet connected speakers that only need it for licensing purposes
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https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/13/2106 ... ost-refund
Spectrum is discontinuing its home security service on February 5th, leaving customers out hundreds of dollars for cameras and other equipment they may not be able to reuse or return.
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Spectrum reportedly firmware coded its devices to be incompatible with other devices, effectively orphaning them once the service shuts down unless the company pushes a firmware update.
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