Security

Vault7 by WikiLeaks

https://wikileaks.org/ciav7p1/ Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7″ by WikiLeaks project claims that recently, the CIA lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal including malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized “zero day” exploits, malware remote control systems and associated documentation.

Collapsing “connected toy” company did nothing while hackers stole millions of voice recordings of kids and parents / Boing Boing

http://boingboing.net/2017/02/28/internet-of-shitty-toys.html From article: As I’ve argued before: there is no IoT business model. Hardware starts at a 2% margin and falls from there. IoT companies get capital by promising to monopolize an “ecosystem” — controlling app stores, service, parts, and consumables, and by collecting as much data as possible in case they might get an exit by selling