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Notes from the Electronic Cottage 8/13/15

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

It’s August which means blueberries here in Maine, and means hacker conferences out in Las Vegas. The Internet of Things was center stage out there, and, sure enough, there is a serious security flaw in how all those “smart” devices in our homes and on our bodies communicate with one another which could result in some pretty unpleasant consequences around the house.

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 8/6/15

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

As more and more things that we use every day, from cars to health bracelets, get connected to the Internet, and as personal information gets aggregated and stored in large centralized databases, the odds keep going up and up that one of these days, our personal information is going to get hacked. Here are some recent indications.