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Many Bluetooth smart locks are hackable, researchers find

Bluetooth-powered locks are readily available from a number of companies to complement or begin building out your smart home portfolio. While primarily designed for convenience sake, a couple of security researchers have discovered that a large number of Bluetooth smart…

Bitfinex may spread its $72 million loss among its users

Hackers earlier this week made away with more than $70 million worth of Bitcoins from Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex. The company seemingly has more questions than answers at this stage although it has revealed one possible scenario that could…

Trend Micro: Ransomware is now targeting smart TVs

Ransomware is quickly becoming a favorite tool among financially-motivated hackers as it offers the opportunity for a quick payout without the risks associated with identity theft. But as security researchers work to improve defenses, cyber attackers are also busy looking…