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John Lewis to stop selling drones after airport chaos

Drone sightings at Gatwick in December caused around 1,000 flights to be cancelled or diverted over 36 hours, affecting more than 140,000 passengers in the run-up to Christmas.


Top-rated home security cameras riddled with vulnerabilities

A number of home security cameras listed and recommended to users on Amazon contain flaws which could be putting customers at risk, Which? has claimed.

New research by the consumer group claims it found security issues in six cameras it tested, despite each of them having “thousands” of positive reviews and featuring an Amazon’s Choice recommendation.


Polarisation camera breakthrough could transform IoT

Researchers have developed a portable thumbnail camera capable of instant image polarisation, opening up a range of potential IoT applications Whereas normal camera sensors detect the intensity and wavelength of incoming light, polarisation sensors capture the direction in which light vibrates, a fundamental property of light that is invisible to the human eye. Polarisation cameras… Read More


IoT vendor Orvibo leaves user and device data dump on exposed server

Orvibo manufacturers over a 100 different smart home and automation products and boasts a million users A database belonging to IoT vendor Orvibo containing 2 billion data logs has been discovered by researchers on an exposed ElasticSearch server. China-based Orvibo manufacturers smart home products for consumers, hotels and businesses, including security, energy management, and home… Read More


Experts demand action to improve medical IoT security

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has published a new briefing note on ethical issues surrounding medical implants Medical implants are “vulnerable” to cyber attacks and should be developed with security in mind to help protect patients, experts have said. Connected devices placed inside the body can communicate with external devices and be exposed to breaches… Read More



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