Gadget-hungry consumers creating IoT security holes they can't fix

Gadget-hungry consumers creating IoT security holes they can't fix

Gadget-hungry consumers creating IoT security holes they can't fix
Despite large vendors' market positioning around Internet of Things (IoT) security threats, tech-deficient consumers are spooked by IoT threats and are overwhelmingly looking to their antivirus software providers to help them secure their devices …
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Huge rise in online and phone bank fraud
Financial Fraud Action UK said that sums stolen through internet and telephone banking fraud increased by 72 per cent to £168.6 million last year. Losses on payment cards jumped by 18 per cent to £567.5 million, accounting for 8.3p in every £100 spent …
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Ransomware dangers; blocking Kindle ads;
As of 2014, the latter had been used to attack more than 200,000 computers worldwide, and it collected more than $ 27 million in ransom during its first two months on the Internet (see tinyurl.com/zefpn86). Last year, the FBI said CryptoWall was …
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