December 04, 2015

The data breach involving Hong Kong toymaker VTech highlights a growing concern over manufacturers selling many more devices that are Internet-connected, yet apparently failing to safeguard those devices - and related information that gets collected and stored - against even the most rudimentary types of online attacks (see Toymaker VTech Hacked: 200,000 Kids' Data Exposed).

>Read the source article at databreachtoday.eu

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Software Quality and the Industrial Internet of Things: Why it Matters NOW - The International Telecommunication Union defines the Internet of Things (IoT) as a global infrastructure for the information society, enabling advanced services by interconnecting physical and virtual things based on existing and evolving interoperable information and communication technologies.  What’s already clear is that in a nutshell, with every electronic device having network connectivity, every manufacturer of electronic devices will essentially be in the software business.

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