What should go in an IoT safety-rating sticker?

Now that Consumer Reports is explicitly factoring privacy and security into its tech reviews, we're making some progress to calling out the terrible state of affairs that turned the strange dream of an Internet of Things into a nightmare we call the Internet of Shit. (more…)

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February 8, 2018 at 11:55 AM Your smart TV is trivial to hack and leaks your personal information like crazy unless you disable all its useful features
November 16, 2017 at 11:50 AM The Internet of Shit is so manifestly insecure that people are staying away from it in droves
November 15, 2017 at 10:21 AM Consumer groups' labs advise parents not to buy connected toys, claim risk of strangers listening and talking to kids over the internet
October 20, 2017 at 7:11 PM A new IoT botnet called Reaper could be far more virulent than Mirai