Good news! Only half of Internet of Crap apps fumble encryption

February 6, 2019

Updated Evaluating the security of IoT devices can be difficult, particularly if you’re not adept at firmware binary analysis. An alternative approach would be just to assume IoT security is generally terrible, and a new study has shown that’s probably a safe bet. In a paper distributed last week through preprint service ArXiv, computer scientists Davino Mauro Junior, […]

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Operator of Tonga’s internet cable can’t rule out sabotage

February 5, 2019

WELLINGTON: A director at the operator of Tonga’s undersea internet cable said Monday he can’t rule out sabotage as the reason the cable broke and plunged the Pacific nation into virtual darkness for almost two weeks. Repair crews found two breaks along the vital fiber-optic cable that connects Tonga with the rest of the world, Piveni Piukala, a director […]

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The ‘splinternet’: How China and the US could divide the internet for the rest of the world

February 4, 2019

Two internets could emerge in the next five years — one led by Chinaand one led by the United States — a top venture capitalist has predicted, adding to a growing chorus of voices suggesting such a development could take place. The concept has been dubbed the “splinternet,” and it refers to a future in which the internet […]

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African governments use Internet shutdowns to silence opposition more and more —what can people do?

January 27, 2019

What would you do if your government decided to intentionally shut down your access to the Internet? Millions of people around the world have had to answer this question time and time again over the past few years, as government-mandated Internet blackouts are on the rise. Less than a month into 2019, Sudan, the Democratic […]

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Interview: The Internet Of Things And New Solutions

January 13, 2019

Fred Leung – CEO IOTWIOTW The Internet of Things is something that seems to be continually growing. We caught up with Fred Leung, the CEO of IOTW – an innovative solution in this space which claims to be one of the fastest solutions on the blockchain. Fred Leung is a Bachelor of Science and holds a Master’s […]

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OneWeb Satellite Internet Service Says Has Not Offered Stake to Russia

January 2, 2019

The US satellite startup OneWeb, which plans to create a worldwide Internet network using satellites, said on Friday that it had not offered the Russian government a stake in the project. Sources had earlier told Reuters that OneWeb had offered to sell a 12.5 percent stake to Russia, a move it hoped would allay Moscow’s concerns […]

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