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APR 2017

@CincyIoT

Brandon Cannaday

@BadCanyon

Samsung's Android Replacement Is a Hacker's Dream

@CincyIoT

@BadCanyon

"It may be the worst code I've ever seen."

"Everything you can do wrong there, they do it. You can see that nobody with any understanding of security looked at this code or wrote it. It's like taking an undergraduate and letting him program your software."

Consumers Starting To Buy More Through Voice Assistants

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9% used spoken commands to make a purchase

2% of voice users have paid a bill

 1% have sent money to a friend ( Capital One Skill )

"BrickerBot" attacks might be trying to kill devices before they can join a botnet.

PDoS attack bots

Bot Vigilantes! 

BrickerBot.1 & BrickerBot.2

@CincyIoT

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Using the Internet of Things to reduce food waste

30% of all food products in the United States are thrown away

$161 billion per year

3D printed, fruit look-alike sensors

cost of each sensor is around £40

@CincyIoT

@BadCanyon

Swedish employees agree to free microchip implants designed for office work

150 of the company's "young" workforce

RFID chips are roughly the size of a grain of rice

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IoT garage door opener maker bricks customer’s product after bad review

@CincyIoT

@BadCanyon

"Just installed and attempting to register a door when the app started doing this. Have uninstalled and reinstalled iphone app, powered phone off/on - wondering what kind of piece of shit I just purchased here..."

"Junk - DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY - iPhone app is a piece of junk, crashes constantly, start-up company that obviously has not performed proper quality assurance tests on their products."

1 min later ...

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Brandon Cannaday

MaR 2017

@CincyIoT

@BadCanyon

This Month In Things 4/13

By Taron Foxworth

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