May 022016
 
 May 2, 2016  Breaches, Business

Lance Ulanoff reports:

Is your smart home too smart for its own good?

A home full of connected devices like front-door locks, motion sensors, thermostats and smoke alarms all talking to a central hub and controllable via an app is the promise of smart home platforms like Samsung SmartThings. But all that interconnectivity of high-value home devices is also, apparently, catnip to hackers, potential malefactors and enterprising researchers.

A new University of Michigan security study entitled Security Analysis of Emerging Smart Home Applications demonstrates how Samsung’s SmartThings platform may be especially vulnerable to hackers.

Read more on Mashable.