Everything you need to know about Amazon Key

With online shopping and home deliveries becoming more and more popular, porch theft is also on the rise. To protect the packages on your doorstep from getting into the wrong hands, Amazon created Amazon Key, a high-tech package delivery system that allows delivery personnel to enter your home and drop off packages rather than leaving […]

Top three tips to secure you smart home devices

With the advent of the Internet, we are now used to living in a cyber world. Slowly and surely the Internet tech is coming into our homes whether we like it or not. The home Internet technology called smart home is smarter than ever. It has already begun with smart TVs, smart security systems, and […]

Smart home hubs could be vulnerable to attacks

Smart home hubs, the devices that are used to control and secure all other internet-connected devices in a home, is quite vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Security researchers from Kaspersky Lab have claimed that the smart home hub is a ‘vast attack surface’ for intruders, mostly because of its weak password generation algorithms and open ports. On the […]

Is our smart home growing more vulnerable to hacks?

Hackers have come up with new ways to break into your data — sending attacks through our appliances, locks, blinds and anything that connects to the internet. These are part of the so-called Internet of Things (IoT), and hacking attacks sent through these devices “became the preferred weapon of choice,” for starting a denial of […]

Turn your Amazon Echo into a smart home security system

Read Sage Singleton explain how you can turn on Venture Beast : If you’ve just unwrapped an Amazon Echo hub, now is the perfect time to connect it and its digital voice assistant, Alexa, to your home security system. With a two-year head start over the rest of the digital assistant market, Alexa’s repertoire of […]

The best home security cameras

Home security is increasingly becoming a top priority considering the thefts and terror attacks. While personal security, whether facial identification or encryption, has become a greater part of everyday life, we are more than happy to give out our details on dozens of apps for our UberEats drop-offs or Amazon Prime deliveries.With so many deliveries, […]

5 security considerations for smart devices in the home

According to the research firm Parks Associates, roughly 32% of US households are already taking advantage of smart home technology – and that number is expected to more than double in coming years. In addition, a recent survey by Schlage found that 86% of millennials and 65% of baby boomers are willing to spend more for […]

Security Experts: Why Smart Home Devices Should Scare You

Despite the light tone, all the experts found it difficult to say many positive things about the current state of connected devices.”Imagine if you took computing back in the ’80s and decided there wasn’t enough of it, and there weren’t enough security flaws,” said Wendy Nather, an information-security veteran who now works at Duo Security […]

How to buy the best smart home security system

The humble burglar alarm now has a new cutting-edge competitor. A new wave of smart home security systems have hit the market, which combine many of the features of a traditional burglar alarm with the ability to monitor, control and interact with your home from an app on your smartphone or tablet. Read explain what […]

Samsung brings Knox security to smart fridges and TVs

Samsung’s Knox security is no longer limited to running on phones and tablets. The company has announced that it’s integrating Knox across its connected devices, including TVs, appliances and even digital signs. As on mobile gear, it combines hardware and firmware updates to catch attempts to compromise a device. Read how Samsung intends to make […]