Many technologists have called for industry standardization in IoT devices in the wake of the hack on internet backbone provider Dyn, but the acting FTC head calls for a wait-and-see approach.
The publication by WikiLeaks of documents it says are from the CIA's secret hacking program describe tools that can turn a world of networked, camera- and mic-equipped devices into eavesdroppers.
Smartphones have replaced lots of other accessories -- cameras, flashlights, calculators. But many people are still reluctant to swap the wallets in their pockets for their digital counterparts.
Users of the Signal encrypted messaging and voice calling service, famously employed by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, can now also use the app for encrypted video chats.
ENTERPRISE SECURITY TODAY
ABOUT OUR NETWORK
TERMS OF SERVICE
SPONSORED CONTENT SERVICES