IoT lays out the welcome mat for hackers to hack our smart connected homes

Imagine waking up one morning to do the school run and realising that your whizzy, WiFi-enabled home has been hacked, and you can’t use your connected devices until you pay up a serious amount of bitcoins.

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IoT-based cyberattacks: How AI can defend against the growing threat

By 2020 it is estimated that the global Internet of Things (IoT) market will have grown to more than $1.7 trillion. According to a study by Gartner, by the end of this year alone the number of IoT devices on the planet will have reached more than 4 billion.

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Global IoT security market to grow at a CAGR of 48% through 2021, says Technavio

According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global Internet of Things (IoT) security market is expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of close to 48% during the forecast period.

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Vectra Networks shows how vulnerabilities in IoT devices can create backdoors for attacks

Vectra® Networks has announced that the Vectra Threat Labs™ has verified that consumer-grade Internet of Things (IoT) products, such as Wi-Fi security web cameras, can be hacked and reprogrammed to serve as permanent backdoors, enabling potential attackers to remotely command and control a cyber attack without being detected by traditional security products.

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