Internet Industry Search Engine

New Japanese Law Lets Government Hack IOT Devices, Warn Owners They're Vulnerable

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190129/08152741484/new-japanese-law-lets-government-hack-iot-devices-warn-owners-theyre-vulnerable.shtml
See More From: techdirt.com

Jan 31, 2019 1:44 PM 2+ mon ago

New Japanese Law Lets Government Hack IOT Devices, Warn Owners Theyre Vulnerable

By now we've established pretty clearly that the well-hyped "internet of things" sector couldn't actually care less about security or privacy. Companies are in such a rush to cash in on our collective thirst for internet connected tea kettles and not-so-smart televisions, they don't much care if your new gadget was easily hacked or integrated into a DDoS botnet. And by the time security and privacy flaws have been discovered, companies and consumers alike are off to hyperventilate about the next must-have gadget, leaving untold millions of devices in the wild as new potential points of entry into home and business networks.

While most countries hem and haw without doing much of anything about the problem, Japan's government this week proposed a unique legislative solution. A new Japanese law (pdf) passed this week authorizes the Japanese government to actually hack ...

Read More

Japanese government will hack citizens IoT devices

Japanese government will hack citizens' IoT devices

techradar.com     2+ mon ago

In preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, the Japanese government has approved a law amendment that will allow government workers to hack into unsecured Internet of Things...

Kid Tracking Smart Watches, Like Most IOT Devices, Prove Not So Smart, Easy To Hack

Kid Tracking 'Smart' Watches, Like Most IOT Devices, Prove Not So Smart, Easy To Hack

techdirt.com     5+ mon ago

from the internet-of-broken-things dept We've long noted how the painful lack of security and privacy standards in the in...

New variants of Mirai botnet detected, targeting more IoT devices

New variants of Mirai botnet detected, targeting more IoT devices

arstechnica.com     1+ week ago

Palo Alto Networks researchers spot versions for 5 more processors in the wild. by Sean Gallagher - Apr 9, 2019 5:49 pm UTC Mirai, the "botnet" malware that was responsible for a...

IoT devices now top priority for cybercriminals

IoT devices now top priority for cybercriminals

techradar.com     3+ mon ago

...

"Most sophisticated" Torii botnet targeting IoT devices

techradar.com     6+ mon ago

Shares Avast's threat labs team has discovered the most sophisticated botnet that they have ever seen and it is targeting IoT devices. T...

Rancher K3s shrinks Kubernetes for IoT devices

Rancher K3s shrinks Kubernetes for IoT devices

infoworld.com     1+ mon ago

An open source project by Rancher Labs strips Kubernetes down to the bare essentials for edge computing and other resource-constrained use cases Rancher Labs, creator of the Ranch...

IoT application vulnerabilities leave devices open to attack

IoT application vulnerabilities leave devices open to attack

computerweekly.com     2+ mon ago

...


Japanese government will hack citizens IoT devices

Japanese government will hack citizens' IoT devices

techradar.com     2+ mon ago

In preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, the Japanese government has approved a law amendment that will allow government workers to hack into unsecured Internet of Things...

CA IoT Law: Devices at Risk?

CA IoT Law: Devices at Risk?

jdsupra.com     3+ week ago

Men dress up lifestyle hold smartphone screen shows the key in the Security online world. the display and technology advances in communications. The concept of advancement in livin...

Japanese government rams through new immigration law

wsws.org     4+ mon ago

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government has pushed through legislation that will ease Japan's highly restrictive immigration policies. The law passed the lower house last week and the upper house on Sa...

New Florida law lets beachfront owners make beach property private

baynews9.com     9+ mon ago

New Florida law lets beachfront owners make beach property private By Dave Jordan...

Japanese officials will target millions of IoT devices to help secure the Olympics

Japanese officials will target millions of IoT devices to help secure the Olympics

thenextweb.com     2+ mon ago

TNW uses cookies to personalize content and ads to make our site easier for you to use. We do also share that information with third parties for advertising & analytics. With the ...

New law lets Russia jail people who disrespect the government online

New law lets Russia jail people who 'disrespect' the government online

cnn.com     1+ mon ago

Moscow (CNN)Russia's parliament has advanced strict new internet laws allowing the authorities to jail or fine those who spread fake news or disrespect government officials online....

Kid Tracking Smart Watches, Like Most IOT Devices, Prove Not So Smart, Easy To Hack

Kid Tracking 'Smart' Watches, Like Most IOT Devices, Prove Not So Smart, Easy To Hack

techdirt.com     5+ mon ago

from the internet-of-broken-things dept We've long noted how the painful lack of security and privacy standards in the in...

New variants of Mirai botnet detected, targeting more IoT devices

New variants of Mirai botnet detected, targeting more IoT devices

arstechnica.com     1+ week ago

Palo Alto Networks researchers spot versions for 5 more processors in the wild. by Sean Gallagher - Apr 9, 2019 5:49 pm UTC Mirai, the "botnet" malware that was responsible for a...

Aspen Cybersecurity Group Sets New Principles to Secure IoT Devices

executivegov.com     5+ mon ago

Home / News / Aspen Cybersecurity Group Sets New Principles to Secure IoT Devices "When left unsecured, however, these devices also carry increased risks to public health and safety, business operati...

IoT devices now top priority for cybercriminals

IoT devices now top priority for cybercriminals

techradar.com     3+ mon ago

...

"Most sophisticated" Torii botnet targeting IoT devices

techradar.com     6+ mon ago

Shares Avast's threat labs team has discovered the most sophisticated botnet that they have ever seen and it is targeting IoT devices. T...

Rancher K3s shrinks Kubernetes for IoT devices

Rancher K3s shrinks Kubernetes for IoT devices

infoworld.com     1+ mon ago

An open source project by Rancher Labs strips Kubernetes down to the bare essentials for edge computing and other resource-constrained use cases Rancher Labs, creator of the Ranch...

Police warn new drone owners after Gatwick chaos

Police warn new drone owners after Gatwick chaos

news.sky.com     3+ mon ago

Image: Breaking height and airport restrictions can lead to five years in jail and a -L-2,500 fine Police have warned anyone given a drone for Christmas to follow the rules or fac...

A new Alexa skill lets you control your Roku devices

engadget.com     1+ mon ago

A new Alexa skill lets you control your Roku devices You can issue commands via Alexa-powered devices, such as Amazon's Echo speakers. ...

Arm unveils security certification testing for IoT devices

Arm unveils security certification testing for IoT devices

venturebeat.com     1+ mon ago

Transform: Jul. 10 - 11 Arm has teamed up with independent test laboratories to certify security for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, whic...

IoT application vulnerabilities leave devices open to attack

IoT application vulnerabilities leave devices open to attack

computerweekly.com     2+ mon ago

...

Jamestown police warn about skimming devices

wkbw.com     7+ mon ago

...

Spiky problem: New Jersey police warn of tire-slashing devices

Spiky problem: New Jersey police warn of tire-slashing devices

mydaytondailynews.com     2+ mon ago

New Jersey police are warning residents in Essex County to be aware of spiked tire-slashing devices that have been placed near driveways, NJ.com reported. Vernon Township police s...

Most laptops vulnerable to attack via peripheral devices

sciencedaily.com     1+ mon ago

Many modern laptops and an increasing number of desktop computers are much more vulnerable to hacking through common plug-in devices than previously thought, according to new research. The research, ...

How smart devices are leaving consumer privacy vulnerable

How smart devices are leaving consumer privacy vulnerable

techradar.com     3+ week ago

Privacy, GDPR. General Data Protection Regulation. Cyber security and privacy concept. Wooden letters on the office desk, informative and communication background - Image 2018 was...

New law lets consumers freeze credit for free

cbsnews.com     6+ mon ago

...

New law lets parents veto schools' sex ed

wnd.com     8+ mon ago

Alfred Kinsey A new state law in Indiana gives parents the right to veto an offensive sex education agenda adopted by their local school district, and the legal team at Liberty Counsel has prepared a ...

Insecure apps put half of IoT devices at risk

Insecure apps put half of IoT devices at risk

techradar.com     2+ mon ago

As the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown in popularity with consumers adding more devices to build out their smart homes, new research has revealed that vulnerable apps are puttin...

Malware targeting IoT devices grew 72% in Q3 alone

techrepublic.com     4+ mon ago

...

How to secure IoT devices: 6 factors to consider

How to secure IoT devices: 6 factors to consider

techrepublic.com     1+ mon ago

By Alison DeNisco Rayome in Security on March 13, 2019, 6:00 AM PST While Internet of Things devices can unlock great insights and value from the data collected, cybersecurity mus...

Newark rolls out two artificial intelligence IoT devices

electronics360.globalspec.com     1+ mon ago

Features the top stories, latest news, charts, insights and more on the end-to-end electronics value chain. I agree to receive commercial messages from Engineering360 including product announcements ...

Microsoft   s new Chrome extension lets you resume browsing across Windows 10 devices

Microsoft s new Chrome extension lets you resume browsing across Windows 10 devices

theverge.com     2+ mon ago

Microsoft first launched its Windows 10 Timeline feature a year ago, allowing users to sync browsing and app history between Windows 10, iOS, and Android devices. Unfortunately, it...

PoLTE lets you track devices using LTE signal

techcrunch.com     7+ mon ago

PoLTE lets you track devices using LTE signal / 7 hours Meet PoLTE, a Dallas-based startup that wants to make location-tracking more efficient. Thank...

What to Know about New Calif. Connected Devices Law

jdsupra.com     3+ week ago

2. Baited, Abused, and Jailed: The Silent Plight of Human Trafficking Victims On the heels of the game-changing California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, California is once again leading the way and s...

Flood of 80 Billion IoT Devices Enables New Era of Ubiquitous Real-Time Society

trunews.com     8+ mon ago

The web browser you are using does not support modern websites.PLEASE UPGRADE You are using an...

New Orleans groups warn: shutting off water will hit vulnerable residents hard

New Orleans groups warn: shutting off water will hit vulnerable residents 'hard'

theadvocate.com     8+ mon ago

Photo by Kandace Power Graves As relentless summer heat reaches what feels like triple digit temperatures...

Search Builder

(Click to add to search box)
things sector couldn  Japanese government  Internal Affairs  trust government  government hack  market solution  Communications report  security issues  IOT devices  IoT devices  Japanese consumers  consumer failure  password dictionaries  NICT employees  Communications Technology  business networks  tea kettles  DDoS botnet  time security  privacy flaws  countries hem  IOT security  things devices  Japanese law  
**Content contained on this site is provided on an “as is” basis. 4Internet, LLC makes no commitments regarding the content and does not review it, so don't assume that it's been reviewed. What you see here may not be accurate and should not be relied upon. The content does not necessarily represent the views and opinions of 4Internet, LLC. You use this service and everything you see here at your own risk. Content displayed may be subject to copyright. Content is removed on a case by case basis. To request that content be removed, contact us using the following form: Contact Us.