Security

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Do Spencer’s Vibrators Have Malware on Them? An Investigation
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Do Spencer’s Vibrators Have Malware on Them? An Investigation

We tested the vibrator that a Spencer's customer claims almost gave their computer malware.
The Viral Smart Toothbrush Botnet Story Is Not Real
Hacking

The Viral Smart Toothbrush Botnet Story Is Not Real

"FortiGuard Labs has not observed Mirai or other IoT botnets target toothbrushes or similar embedded devices."
Researchers Install Ransomware on Internet-Connected Wrench
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Researchers Install Ransomware on Internet-Connected Wrench

“We were able to make the device completely inoperable by preventing a local operator from controlling the drill through the onboard display and disabling the trigger button."
Ubiquiti Users Somehow Being Fed Access to Strangers' Security Cameras
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Ubiquiti Users Somehow Being Fed Access to Strangers' Security Cameras

"This is not expected behavior," Ubiquiti said on Reddit.
Annual Reminder: 23andMe Is a Dangerous Christmas Gift That Could Have Unforeseen Impacts on Your Entire Family, Your Children, Etc.
23andMe

Annual Reminder: 23andMe Is a Dangerous Christmas Gift That Could Have Unforeseen Impacts on Your Entire Family, Your Children, Etc.

The ever-worsening 23andMe hack shows the inherent vulnerability of genetic databases designed to show connections between people.