The incidents affected millions, just as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season kicked off.
The bugs let hackers crash IoT devices, leak their information, and completely take them over.
Threatpost editors discuss the highlights and biggest breaking news from this past week.
An explosive Bloomberg report, if true, would highlight the largest supply chain attack to have been launched against American corporations.
Configuration data for GoDaddy servers could be used as a reconnaissance tool for malicious actors to uncover ripe targets.
Amazon, Target and Walmart have pulled the bears from their online markets; but it’s the installed base of the connected cuddlies that should be of greater concern.
Facebook is again in hot water after an article alleged it struck deals with device-makers to access users’ data.
After an Alexa speaker recorded and shared a private conversation, the tech community is casting a wary eye on voice assistant privacy issues.
Privacy advocates say facial recognition can be an agent of authoritarian surveillance; others say it’s an invaluable tool to combat kidnapping, locate lost children and track down criminals on the run.
Records for a mobile app that parents can use to monitor what their kids are doing online has been exposed in the latest Amazon Web Services cloud misconfiguration.