Tracking ankle bracelets that some criminals are forced to wear after being senteced to home detention can be hacked, allowing them to exit the house and go wherever they want without the police being none the wiser.
If the past 12 months saw a dramatic increase in data breach activity, then the year ahead promises to bring an entirely new set of concerns – and a shift in how companies are responding to the cyber threat.
A new security service developed to test the exposure of connected vehicles to cyber-attacks and help all market players develop security solutions has been launched by BT.
Fiddling with your car's innards will soon become easier and cheaper than ever before, as Eric Evenchick has created and made available hardware and software design files for CANtact, an open source CAN bus tool that can be manufactured for less than $100.
At this year's edition of the Black Hat security conference, a group of researchers has shown how extremely easy is to hack into the smart thermostats manufactured by Nest.
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