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Cheap smart plugs could expose you to hackers, or even cause a fire

Cheap smart plugs could expose you to hackers, or even cause a fire

A Which? investigation exposes poorly-made smart plugs that could not only put your privacy and security at risk, but your physical safety, too.

Consumers urged to secure internet-connected cameras in the home

Consumers urged to secure internet-connected cameras in the home

Following a Which? report in 2019 on the cheap security cameras inviting hackers into your home, the NCSC has published guidance outlining important steps to safeguard privacy and personal data.

New law proposed to help protect millions from unsecure smart devices

New law proposed to help protect millions from unsecure smart devices

Which? welcomes this 'critical first step' towards safeguarding what are often poorly designed products that put user security and privacy at risk, and has worked closely with the DCMS – the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, since 2014 to help put these measures in place.

How new guidelines on smart devices will help protect consumers from being hacked

How new guidelines on smart devices will help protect consumers from being hacked

There are many connected devices on the market that lack basic security measures, making them susceptible to hacking. In response to this threat the government has launched a new code of practice to ensure that connected products are ‘secure by design’.

Vodafone releases four new ‘internet of things’ devices

Vodafone releases four new ‘internet of things’ devices

Mobile phone provider Vodafone is getting into smart-home tech with the V-Auto, V-Bag and V-pet, designed to keep track of your most prized possessions.

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