Internet-connected home security: What can go wrong?

Internet Connected Home Security Systems: What Can Go Wrong?

“What can go wrong?” is a blog series on the risks associated with using “Internet of Things” smart devices like phones, cars, webcams and voice control devices like Amazon Echo. Home monitoring and security systems sales are on the rise. “People are becoming more safety conscious,” says Rory Russell, owner, Acquisition and Funding Services (AFS), Kattskill … Continued


Voice Commands: What can go wrong?

Voice Command Devices: What Can Go Wrong?

 A blog series on the risks associated with using “Internet of Things” smart devices: phones, cars, webcams and voice control devices like Amazon Echo and Google Home. What’s can go wrong if I get an Amazon Echo or a similar voice command device? Continuing on the potential dangers of Alexa, in this article we take an … Continued


What can go wrong? Android Security

Android Security: What Can Go Wrong?

What can go wrong if I order Pizza Hut from my Android device? Due to a well-publicized bug found in over 100 Android apps, when ordering Pizza Hut via the Android app the user’s password was exposed and easily could have been intercepted by a hacker. If you are like many people, you use the … Continued


amazon-alexa

Amazon’s Alexa: What Can Go Wrong?

A blog Series on the risks associated with using “Internet of Things” smart devices by Michael Wangerin What’s the worst that can happen if I get an Amazon Echo (Alexa)? This is a question that will rapidly evolve over time. Amazon appears to continuously be developing new features for the product, as Farhad Manjoo reported … Continued