Internet of Things

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Largest DDoS attack ever delivered by botnet of hijacked IoT devices

Securing the internet of things should become a major priority now that an army of compromised devices – perhaps 1 million strong - has swamped one of the industry’s top DDoS protection services.

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Reality check on the Internet of Things

In this contrarian look ahead at the IoT roadmap, maturity levels and emerging trends, IDC’s Vernon Turner, SVP of Enterprise and IoT Research Fellow, shares his thoughts on how CIOs can prepare their companies for the dramatic...

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5 tech trends that have Turing Award winners worried

'Technology by itself is not evil, but people can use it for bad things,' one award winner said

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A Cisco-Salesforce deal means collaboration will come to you

Cisco will integrate Slack and WebEx into Salesforce SaaS offerings

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Industrial IoT is inching toward a consensus on security

The Industrial Internet Consortium has released an IoT security framework

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Emerging technologies are poking holes in security

Accelerated change challenges change management, security devops and emerging technologies that enable business innovation and opportunities demand fast, frequent change from the enterprise. The speed and regularity as well as the...

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Thousands of Seagate NAS boxes host cryptocurrency mining malware

If configured for remote access, the devices expose a writable FTP directory to the Internet that attackers can abuse

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Samsung brings JavaScript to the internet of things

Samsung is offering a stable 1.0 release of the lightweight engine for resource-constrained devices

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Microsoft kit eases gadget development with Raspberry Pi

If developing a cool gadget on Raspberry Pi 3 seems like an insurmountable challenge, Microsoft's got your back.

Microsoft IoT Grove Kit

Microsoft's new kit makes gadget development with Raspberry Pi easier

If developing a cool gadget on Raspberry Pi 3 seems like an insurmountable challenge, Microsoft's got your back.

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Stealthy, tricky-to-remove rootkit targets Linux systems on ARM and x86

The Umbreon rootkit runs from user mode but hijacks libc system calls

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IoT sensors improve fishing and farming

A quick summary of three Internet of Things projects in the New Bedford (Mass.) area, in which sensors can help improve farming and fishing initiatives for the city and companies. Related story:...

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Beacons take baby steps into businesses

Intriguing notions are emerging on how to use the simple Bluetooth location devices for smarter work processes

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Side-channel power, the new security front

Power analysis may be a way to secure devices on the internet of things

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The tough post-PC future for Intel, Dell, and HP

The former Wintel giants have been piloting from the rearview mirror, but one may still have a chance to chart its own resurrection

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Cloudlets: Where the cloud meets intelligent devices

Systems of engagement and systems of control require a cloud infrastructure closer to the edge

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Cisco to shed 5,500 staff in refocus on IoT, security, and cloud

The move will cost $700 million but is ultimately hoped to increase profits

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Google’s new Fuchsia OS may take over the IoT

Analysts see the new OS as independent of Android and Chrome, set on different market

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