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FBI Warns About Internet of Things-Related Cyber Crimes

The FBI has informed businesses and consumers they must be vigilant to protect their Internet-connected devices against cyber criminals who target system vulnerabilities. In a public service announcement published Thursday, the bureau said malicious cyber actors can use Internet of Things devices that lack security features to attack other systems, steal …

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Maarten Bron: Underwriters Laboratories, White House Plan to Launch ‘Internet of Things’ Security Certification

Maarten Bron, director of innovations at Underwriters Laboratories, has confirmed that UL is in talks with the Obama administration to introduce a certification standard intended to safeguard Internet-connected devices from cyber threats, InformationWeek’s Dark Reading reported Monday. “What the White House is trying to achieve is to foster collaboration between private …

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Randy Miskanic: USPS to Hand Letter Carriers 225K Mobile Devices

The U.S. Postal Service will deploy 225,000 units of mobile devices for letter carriers as USPS looks for opportunities in connected vehicles and the Internet of Things, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Randy Miskanic, USPS’ acting chief information officer, told the station the Postal Service wants the devices to transmit information to …

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