What you need to know to keep your IoT software secure.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has been hailed as an integral ingredient of the 4th Industrial Revolution, transferring the power of software and connectivity into the physical world. However, before we can run into the “smart” future where our coffee pot talks to our toothbrush, we need to remember that these connected devices face significant security risks.
We are continually receiving rude reminders that the software that puts the brains in our IoT devices can have serious vulnerabilities hidden in their code, leaving them open to exploitation by hackers.
Researchers at the mobile security firm Zimperium announced that a...