Ethical amateur hackers take over CCTV cameras and internet connected toys in cyber contest

On Friday evening, NCC Group and Cyber Security Challenge UK ran a competition which saw 25 extraordinary code breaking amateurs from across the UK battle each other to ethically hack common Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including remote controlled cars, CCTV cameras and even children’s dolls.

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A pan-European response to cybercrime is critical

Cybercrime has become a well-financed global industry. Cybercriminals are very resourceful: they are increasingly operating as syndicates, conducting research and buying services from each other. In addition, says technology writer Bob Emmerson, threat surfaces are growing in line with the billions of connected users and devices.

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