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‘World’s first Bluetooth hair straighteners’ can be easily hacked

By | Apps, Bluetooth, Gadgets, Hardware, pen test partners, Security, Technology, telecommunications, United Kingdom, wireless

Here’s a thing that should have never been a thing: Bluetooth-connected hair straighteners. Glamoriser, a U.K. firm that bills itself as the maker of the “world’s first Bluetooth hair straighteners,” allows users to link the device to an app, which lets the owner set certain heat and style settings. The app can also be used […]

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Security flaws in a popular smart home hub let hackers unlock front doors

By | Gadgets, Home Automation, Password, privacy, private key, search engine, Security, smart device, smart devices, smart home devices, smart lock, spokesperson, wi-fi

When is a smart home not so smart? When it can be hacked. That’s exactly what security researchers Chase Dardaman and Jason Wheeler did with one of the Zipato smart hubs. In new research published Tuesday and shared with TechCrunch, Dardaman and Wheeler found three security flaws which when chained together could be abused to […]

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Security flaws in a popular smart home hub let hackers unlock front doors

By | Gadgets, Home Automation, Password, privacy, private key, search engine, Security, smart device, smart devices, smart home devices, smart lock, spokesperson, wi-fi

When is a smart home not so smart? When it can be hacked. That’s exactly what security researchers Chase Dardaman and Jason Wheeler did with one of the Zipato smart hubs. In new research published Tuesday and shared with TechCrunch, Dardaman and Wheeler found three security flaws which when chained together could be abused to […]

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