Shut the Backdoor! More IoT Cybersecurity Problems

Shut the Backdoor! More IoT Cybersecurity Problems

hackaday.com 22 Mar '17, 2pm

We all know that what we mean by hacker around here and what the world at large thinks of as a hacker are often two different things. But as our systems get more and more connected to each other and the public Internet, you can’t afford to ignore the other hackers — the black-hats and the criminals. Even if you think your data isn’t valuable, sometimes your computing resources are, as evidenced by the recent attack launched from unprotected cameras connected to the Internet. As [Elliot Williams] reported earlier , Trustwave (a cybersecurity company) recently announced they had found a backdoor in some Chinese voice over IP gateways. Appare...

Women of #NASA plat set to be released by #Lego

element14.com 22 Mar '17, 11am
Women of #NASA plat set to be released by #Lego

In recent years NASA has been shedding its image of a stuffy, restricted institution to becoming the cool space nerd on the block. To be more...

Lice-Hunting Underwater Drone Protects Salmon With Lasers

spectrum.ieee.org 22 Mar '17, 3pm
Lice-Hunting Underwater Drone Protects Salmon With Lasers

Photo: Jerzy Strzelecki A Fjord’s Friend: Aquaculture pens like these in Iceland, breed fish, but also the sea lice that feed off them. The p...

Siemens aims to lower #offshore #LCoE below €0.08/kWh by 2025: https://t.co/hOAMQP1MPb

siemens.com 22 Mar '17, 11am
Siemens aims to lower #offshore #LCoE below €0.08/kWh by 2025: https://t.co/hOAMQP1MPb

In a major announcement for the renewables sector, Michael Hannibal, CEO Offshore Wind Power at the Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Divisio...

Robotics at the heart of UK government plans

electronicsweekly.com 22 Mar '17, 9am
Robotics at the heart of UK government plans

This comes as Edinburgh’s Centre for Robotics hosts the European Robotics Forum (22-24 March) . Earlier this month the Prime Minister welcome...

The FT602 is our first UVC Class SuperSpeed USB3.0 IC. Find out more here:

ftdichip.com 22 Mar '17, 11am
The FT602 is our first UVC Class SuperSpeed USB3.0 IC. Find out more here:

The FT602 is a FIFO interface to SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1) USB Video Class (UVC) bridge ...

EBN - Hailey Lynne McKeefry - FindChips Pro: Sourcing Tools Need More Muscle

ebnonline.com 22 Mar '17, 2pm

Information aggregators for electronic components have emerged as a standard tool in the arse...

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