Security Beat: The Threats of the Internet of Things

Security Beat: Questioning the Credibility of IoT Security Threats

In the first documented attack of its kind, the Internet of Things was misused to send out more than 750,000 spam mails through a common household appliance- the refrigerator. The Internet of Things has uncovered remarkable possibilities. Smart air-conditioners, smart TVs, smart washing machines, smart lighting have made life convenient, simple & futuristic. With huge data influx, unparalleled connectivity & never-before-imagined potential, the Internet has opened the floodgates of a new era in connectivity. But what happens when the good is used for the bad? In this edition of Security Beat, we bring to light the incidences of the misuse of […]

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Smart Cities, Internet of Things, Possibilities Unlimited

“Smart cities” is a topic EVERYONE is talking about, world over! But what are these smart cities? Why is there such a huge buzz about this recently? The term has gathered some steam countries like China and most recently, India. In this article, we take a look at what ‘smart cities’ are and what this concept along with the ‘Internet of Technology’ mean for the web providers, the Internet industry, the new gTLDs & the technologically equipped future in the larger scheme of things. What are smart cities? Traditional ideas of ‘smart cities’ suggest a compilation of electricity, gas, water […]

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