Smart lightbulbs could be a launchpad for cyberattacks

Gigi Onag | February 10, 2020

Smart lightbulbs could be a launchpad for cyberattacks
Check Point Research last Friday revealed that smart lightbulbs and their control bridge could be used to exploit an IoT network to launch attacks on conventional computer networks in homes, businesses or even smart cities.

Researchers focused on the popular Philips Hue smart bulbs and bridge and identified the CVE-2020-6007 vulnerability that enabled it to infiltrate networks using a remote exploit in the Zigbee low-power protocol, which is used to control a wide range of IoT devices. The communication protocol is used for giving commands to the Philips Hue bulbs and receiving information from them.

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Anacle's Tesseract Selected by the EMA to Develop and Testbed NB-IoT-enabled Advanced Electricity Meters

Anacle Systems Limited, Energy Market Authority | April 23, 2021

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Thought leaders come together to discuss the futureof developer relations in a remote-first world

SlashData | September 19, 2020

For immediate release London, United Kingdom Media contact at SlashData Ltd. Viktorija Ignataviciute viktorija@slashdata.co Best practises engaging Open Source and DevOps developers Developer trends; Tracking Covid effect on the industry While industries, businesses and individuals are being challenged significantly, the Future Developer Summit

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SALESFORCE LAUNCHES NEW HYBRID CMS PLATFORM 'SALESFORCE CMS

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