Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#1183 Internet of Things security is dreadful: Here's what to do to protect yourself
British parents haven't learnt their lesson from the discovery two years ago of a Russian website that offered links to unsecured baby monitors, according to the UK's privacy watchdog.

This has prompted the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to reissue its wake-up call from 2014 to parents over the security of baby monitors. Two years on from the discovery of the Russian site, the ICO says parents still haven't changed their behaviour, and it's calling on them to take responsibility for the security of their devices.

"Internet of Things products such as baby monitors, music systems and photo or document storage, which can be accessed online, are at risk of revealing your personal details to other people," it warned.
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#1183 Internet of Things security is dreadful: Here's what to do to protect yourself
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